June 01, 2012
I work on a stud farm in South Africa. We have a 2-year-old that has a cleft ... Read More
February 14, 2008
Researchers modified a surgical technique to correct wry nose (an abnormal nasal deviation) in a horse.... Read More
January 31, 2004
Foal care from the first few hours of life to one month can be critical in the overall health and welfare of the newborn foal.... Read More
January 31, 2004
If your new foal develops a disease or medical problem that requires surgery, then time is of the essence. In his AAEP Convention presentation "Surgical Disease of the Neonate," Rolf Embertson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital... Read More
April 01, 2000
The ability to recognize abnormalities depends greatly on a person's knowledge of what is normal. The greater someone's knowledge of normal anatomy, physiology, behavior, and environment of a given animal, the more likely that person is to... Read More
May 01, 1999
Congenital cleft palate in horses is an uncommon deformity affecting approximately 0.1-0.2% of the equine population. The condition is a malformation of the soft and sometimes hard palate where the left and right side fail to unite, forming a cleft... Read More
January 01, 1998
My filly, which is only a few days old, dribbles milk from her nose when she nurses her dam. The veterinarian who delivered her has been back out to check this, and he tells me that she has a cleft palate. Does this mean the same as it does... Read More
Q. We have a 2-year-old filly with a cleft palate. It is affecting her soft palate and a bit of her hard palate. The owners want to put her down, but I'm looking for a "stand around companion" for my own horse. Would she be comfortable enough?
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