World Equine Veterinary Association

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A Closer Look at Treating Stifle Disease in Horses

April 11, 2012

Veterinarians treated horse stifle injuries with corticosteroid injections, stem cell approaches, and surgery.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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Hendra Virus Update

April 04, 2012

In recent years, a deadly disease--hendra virus--has been making waves in the Australian equine industry.... Read More

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Spontaneous Quarter Crack? Check for Sheared Heels

March 19, 2012

One researcher says that it is very rare to see a spontaneous quarter crack not associated with sheared heels.... Read More

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Control Placentitis to Minimize Late-Term Abortion Chances

January 14, 2012

Veteran broodmares are at risk of placentitis, partly due to anatomic changes from previous foalings.... Read More

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Causes of Red Urine in Horses Reviewed

January 12, 2012

Exercise-associated hematuria, urethral tears, and idiopathic renal hematuria are three less common causes.... Read More

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Does Equine Hoof Shape Have an Effect on Soundness?

January 10, 2012

Certain hoof characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.... Read More

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney Diseases in Horses

January 09, 2012

Acute kidney injury, or compromised renal function, is often reversible if treated appropriately and promptly.... Read More

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Understanding Atypical Myopathy

December 30, 2011

Atypical myopathy--a sudden onset of acute muscle pain and damage--is related to pasture rather than exercise.... Read More

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2011 WEVA Congress a Success

December 25, 2011

Equine welfare was one of the themes of the 12th Congress, held Nov. 2-5, 2011, in Hyderabad, India.... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Ataxia: Go Back to Basics

December 24, 2011

Go back to basics to understand what ataxia is and how to diagnose the cause for ataxia in affected horses.... Read More

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Not all Equine Heart Abnormalities are Abnormal

December 20, 2011

While some equine heart problems can be life- or career-threatening others typically don't impact performance.... Read More

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Practical Tips for Managing Obese Horses and Ponies

December 18, 2011

The ideal way to manage an obese horse or pony is to prevent it from becoming obese in the first place.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More

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LeBlanc Receives WEVA Lifetime Achievement Award

November 25, 2011

Michelle LeBlanc, DVM, Dipl. ACT, received the award at the 2011 WEVA Congress in Hyderbad, India.... Read More

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Blikslager Honored for Work in Equine Pain Management

November 15, 2011

Blikslager was selected by an international panel chaired by David Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, FACSM.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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FEI President Celebrates Equine Vets at 2011 WEVA Congress

November 03, 2011

FEI President HRH Princess Haya delivered the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Congress in India on Nov. 2.... Read More

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Thailand Hosts WEVA's 2011 Intermediate Meeting

September 05, 2011

Members of WEVA gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9-11 for the organization's 2011 intermediate meeting.... Read More

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FEI Celebrates 250 Years of Veterinary Profession with WEVA

August 09, 2011

The FEI is running a special session during the 2011 WEVA Congress in India to mark World Veterinary Year.... Read More

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Commentary: 2011 WEVA Congress Features World Class Vets

May 08, 2011

The 12th WEVA Congress is scheduled to be held in the historic city of Hyderabad, India, Nov. 2-6, 2011. ... Read More

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Commentary: World Vet Year and the Horse

April 09, 2011

The year 2011 marks the 250th anniversary of the so-called "modern" veterinary profession.... Read More

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WEVA's Intermediate Meeting in Hungary

July 10, 2010

WEVA held an intermediate meeting May 28-29 in Debrecen, the second largest city of Hungary.... Read More

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World Equine Vets Head to Eastern Europe

March 03, 2010

A meeting for equine veterinarians to be held May 28-29 in Debrecen, Hungary, will serve as a platform to bring education to veterinarians in surrounding countries in Middle and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Serbi... Read More

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World Equine Veterinarians Meet (WEVA 2009)

January 28, 2010

A summary of the the 2009 WEVA Congress that was held in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil.... Read More

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World Vets Meet

January 01, 2010

The 2009 World Equine Veterinary Association Congress included discussions of Rhodococcus equi, which causes foal pneumonia; sleep disorders and seizures; guttural pouch problems; late-term abortion; and tendon sheath problems/lameness.... Read More

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International Spread of Disease Reviewed for World Equine Vets

December 08, 2009

Increased worldwide movement of equids means increased potential for spread of horse diseases. The impact of a disease outbreak on the health of the animals in a country, as well as the health of the country's economy, was evidenced with... Read More