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Knowing When to Retire an Arthritic Horse

July 22, 2016

Dr. Dave Frisbie of Colorado State University shares his thoughts on retiring horses due to arthritis.... Read More

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Broken Bones: Not Aways the End for Horses

July 14, 2016

Surgeon Dr. David Levine of PennVet explains options for horses who've fractured or broken bones.... Read More

Once the horse is in MRI room, his leg is positioned in the unit. The standing MRI scans an area about the size of a grapefruit, so veterinarians perform careful diagnostics prior to MRI to localize the area of interest.

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Navicular Disease

March 30, 2016

The University of Tennessee's Dr. Jim Schumacher overviews navicular syndrome's risk factors, treatments, and more.... Read More

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Objective Determination of Lameness in the Horse

October 30, 2015

Dr. Kevin Keegan examines the biomechanics related to diagnosing equine lameness. ... Read More

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Advances in Joint Disease Treatment

September 30, 2015

Learn about the newest advances in understanding and treating joint disease in horses from Dr. Wayne Mcllwraith. ... Read More

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Performance Horse Nutrition: What Role Do Supplements Play?

July 31, 2015

Dr. Brian Nielsen presents up-to-date information on feeding the athletic horse and using nutritional supplements.... Read More

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How to Fit an English Saddle

May 04, 2015

Master Saddler Ian Hastilow shows how to properly place an English saddle on a horse and check for its correct fit.... Read More

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Shock Wave Therapy

February 27, 2015

Equine surgeon Dr. Scott McClure explains what shock wave therapy is and how it works.... Read More

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Equine Navicular Disease

January 15, 2015

Being "navicular" doesn't have to mean the end of a horse's career. Learn how shoeing and new drug treatments can help.... Read More

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What are the Steps Involved in a Standing MRI?

January 15, 2015

Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains the steps involved in having a standing MRI done on a horse.... Read More

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How are Horses with Kissing Spines Treated?

January 01, 2015

Dr. Rachel Buchholz describes different treatment and management options for horses diagnosed with kissing spines.... Read More

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Racetrack Injury Prevention

December 30, 2014

Over the years there's been a trend toward declining average starts for racehorses. ... Read More

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What is Kissing Spines?

December 18, 2014

Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains what "kissing spines" is in horses and its clinical signs.... Read More

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When Might a Veterinarian Watch a Horse Under Saddle?

December 11, 2014

Find out how watching a horse move under saddle can help a veterinarian during a soundness or prepurchase exam.... Read More

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Understanding Passive and Active Responses to Flex Tests

December 04, 2014

Vets can evaluate a horse's active and passive response during a flex test. Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains.... Read More

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How are Flex Tests Used in Soundness Exams?

November 27, 2014

Discover what flexing a joint can tell a veterinarian about a horse's soundness. ... Read More

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How are Bone Scans Used to Diagnose Equine Lameness?

November 20, 2014

Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains how bone scans work and how veterinarians use them to diagnose unsoundness in horses.... Read More

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Is the Hoof Smart? Adaptability of the Equine Foot

September 30, 2014

Dr. Debra Taylor describes the visual exam of a healthy hoof and how feet can change in response to external factors.... Read More

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How to Choose Hind Leg Protection for Your Horse

September 11, 2014

Get tips on choosing hind leg protection for your horse from Nicole Carroll of Walnut Creek, California.... Read More

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How to Apply Polo Wraps

September 04, 2014

Learn the do's and don'ts of wrapping a horse's legs with polo wraps.... Read More

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

August 16, 2014

Shock wave is a noninvasive, nonsurgical therapy for orthopedic conditions. Learn how it can help your horse.... Read More

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What's the Difference between PSSM Types 1 and 2?

June 26, 2014

Dr. Stephanie Valberg explains the differences between these two diseases that cause horses to tie up.... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky: Complementary Therapies for FEI Event Horses

April 26, 2014

At the Rolex Ride The Course event, Lynn Symansky discusses complementary therapies used for event horses. ... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky: Lynn Symansky on Post-Cross-Country Care

April 26, 2014

At the Rolex Ride the Course press event, Lynn Symansky shares how riders care for horses after cross-country.... Read More

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