Recent News for Vet and Professional

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An Alternative Approach to Palmar Digital Nerve Blocks

February 16, 2014

One practitioner shares a new technique that be more effective in pinpointing the cause of equine foot pain.... Read More

Manuel Anon on Acantus GK (Spain) jumps over the Churchill Downs tote board jump during the Show Jumping at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Assessing Proximal Metatarsal Lameness in Sport Horses

February 15, 2014

Injuries to the top of the rear cannon bone are some of the most difficult to diagnose.... Read More

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Horse Health Concerns: Equine Rhinitis Virus and Coronavirus

February 14, 2014

Veterinarians and horse owners should remain vigilant for these two relatively new horse health challenges.... Read More

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Meperidine Effective but Short Lasting for Foot Pain Control

February 14, 2014

Meperidine might provide a suitable alternative to NSAIDs for treating equine foot pain in some cases.... Read More

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What to Expect with Standing Enucleations

February 13, 2014

Veterinarians have the option of removing an equine eye without the risks associated with general anesthesia.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Researchers Study Coronavirus Outbreaks in Adult Horses

February 12, 2014

While coronavirus is commonly found in foals, it's been implicated in several outbreaks among adult horses.... Read More

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Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Diagnostic Imaging

February 11, 2014

Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More

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Managing Equine Eosinophilic Keratoconjunctivitis

February 10, 2014

Eosinophilic keratoconjunctivitis generally has severe clinical signs and requires prolonged treatment.... Read More

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Nerve Blocks for Suspensory Ligament Diagnosis Done Right

February 09, 2014

A low-volume injection produces less upward diffusion than a high-volume injection, researchers concluded.... Read More

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University of Tennessee to Host Equine Podiatry Conference

February 08, 2014

The inaugural conference for veterinarians and farriers will take place on Mar. 8.... Read More

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Gene Therapy, Stem Cells' Effects on Equine Osteoarthritis

February 08, 2014

A combination of mesenchymal stem cells and gene therapy reduced osteoarthritis progression in one model.... Read More

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Dr. Leroy Coggins Dies at 81

February 07, 2014

Leroy Coggins, DVM, PhD, who in 1970 developed the now ubiquitous Coggins test, has died at the age of 81.... Read More

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Best Practices for 20 Minutes of Equine Field Anesthesia

February 04, 2014

Short-term anesthesia for procedures lasting fewer than 20 minutes is common field work in equine medicine.... Read More

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Repairing Equine Eyelid Lacerations

February 03, 2014

Although eyelid lacerations are common, they should be considered surgical emergencies.... Read More

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NSAIDs Might Impair Horses' Response to Influenza Vaccines

February 01, 2014

Researchers found that NSAID administration reduced immune response in previously exposed and naive horses.... Read More

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Treating Intraosseous Pressure in Horses

February 01, 2014

Vets successfully employed a pioneering technique to treat a South African horse's intraosseous pressure.... Read More

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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome: What We Know, Where We're Headed

January 30, 2014

Vets have made great strides in EMS diagnosis and management, but there's still much work to be done.... Read More

Comparing parts left-to-right is key to interpreting images, with the horse as its own control.

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Equine Thermography

January 28, 2014

Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.... Read More

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Understanding Immunosenescence in Horses

January 27, 2014

Researchers are still working to fully understand what impact aging has on the equine immune system.... Read More

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CE Credit Offered for Equine Digital Best Practices Webinar

January 26, 2014

One hour of credit is available for veterinarians, vet techs, and administrators attending the webinar.... Read More

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Can Imaging Mesenteric Lymph Nodes Save Horses' Lives?

January 26, 2014

Vets can image the cecal mesentery to garner information that could lead to a lymphadenopathy diagnosis.... Read More

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UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

January 25, 2014

The UK Forage Bowl team took the top spot at the National Forage Bowl.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More