Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Biosecurity in the Breeding Shed

September 12, 2016

Biosecurity isn't just a consideration for show horses. Here are some tips on how to keep breeding stock disease-free.... Read More

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BEVA Announces New Honorary Member

September 11, 2016

Dr. Polly Taylor received honorary membership due to her long-term commitment to equine welfare.... Read More

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2016-17 BEVA President Takes Reins

September 11, 2016

During her presidency Dr. Vicki Nicholls hopes to promote veterinarians' role in the field of equine dentistry.... Read More

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Can Alfalfa Induce Type 1 Photosensitization in Horses?

September 11, 2016

Researchers concluded that alfalfa hay can induce primary photosensitization, but what it results from remains unclear.... Read More

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BEVA Honors High Achievers at Congress

September 10, 2016

The awards recognize significant accomplishments by vets and others involved in horse health and welfare.... Read More

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Vets: Help Complete BEVA's New Risk Assessment Guide

September 10, 2016

The association is asking for BEVA members' feedback to ensure the guide is as relevant and useful as possible.... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets

September 09, 2016

Top take-homes from presentations on regenerative medicine, eye issues, racing performance and injuries, and more.... Read More

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Free Equine Dentistry Research Collection Published Online

September 09, 2016

The collection includes 10 studies on physiology, disease, diagnosis, and treatment techniques in equine dentistry.... Read More

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BEVA Trust Projects Inspire Vets to Volunteer

September 09, 2016

More than 45 BEVA members volunteered with challenging health-care and education initiatives both at home and abroad.... Read More

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New Procedure Uses Wire to Help Heal a Broken Mandible

September 09, 2016

Researchers stressed the importance of postoperative diet, hygiene, and medications for a successful outcome.... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets

September 08, 2016

Top take-homes from presentations on laminitis, grass sickness, atypical myopathy, sedation, and more.... Read More

Drs. Carolyne Crowe, Vicki Nicholls, Lucy Grieve, and Hannah Yeates (left to right) came up with the idea for MumsVet.

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BEVA Unveils Online Support Network for Working Parents

September 08, 2016

MumsVet provides information and support for equine veterinary professionals who are balancing work with parenthood.... Read More

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After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

September 08, 2016

Tips on getting your facility back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More

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Study: Most X Ray Abnormalities Don't Delay Racing Careers

September 07, 2016

Only enlarged proximal sesamoid bones were identified as being a risk for delaying a 2-year-old's first start.... Read More

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Cobalt Administration Can Put Horses, Humans at Risk

September 06, 2016

The degree of hypertension some study horses developed could possibly result in serious complications, scientists found.... Read More

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Diagnostic Biomarkers for Late-Term Pregnancy Loss

September 05, 2016

Researchers are exploring whether various diagnostic biomarkers could help assess fetoplacental well-being in mares.... Read More

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Study: Gut Microflora Changes Could Point to EMS

September 04, 2016

Researchers observed a decrease in the fecal microbial diversity in EMS horses compared to metabolically normal horses.... Read More

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Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

September 04, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More

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Consider Hysteroscopy During Mare Breeding Soundness Exams

September 03, 2016

Hysteroscopy involves running a flexible endoscope through the uterus to check for abnormalities.... Read More

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Study: Poor Equine Welfare, 'Pessimism' Linked

September 02, 2016

Factors such as constant individual stabling and restricted feeding can make horses less optimistic, researchers found.... Read More

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Penn Vet Adds Animal Welfare Courses to Curriculum

September 01, 2016

Sue McDonnell, MS, PhD, will teach the equine welfare class.... Read More

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Laminitis, PPID, and Hyperinsulinemia: What's the Link?

August 31, 2016

Researchers explored if hyperinsulinemia and laminitis severity are correlated in horses recently diagnosed with PPID.... Read More

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Does Skeletal Muscle Inflammation Lead to Hyperinsulinemia?

August 30, 2016

Researchers could not identify a positive relationship between inflammation and obesity or insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Is Selenium Deficiency Deadly to Horses?

August 29, 2016

Too much dietary selenium can cause toxicity or even death. But too little selenium can be life-threatening, as well.... Read More

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Studying Heaves in Horses Could Help Humans With Asthma

August 27, 2016

Researchers are studying underlying genetic factors that lead some horses to develop heaves while others don't.... Read More