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November 11, 2017 - Correcting Crooked Legs in Foals

  • November 16, 2017
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Correcting Crooked Legs in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas MANY FOALS ARE BORN with some degree of angular limb deformity. Most common are knees too close together (carpal valgus), with fetlock joints wide...

September 16, 2017 - Tying Up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • October 05, 2017
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Tying Up in Thoroughbred Racehorses by Heather Smith Thomas MUSCLE PROBLEMS ARE FAIRLY COMMON in athletic horses. Muscle pain and cramping associated with exercise have been recognized for more than 100...

May 13, 2017 - Hoof Cracks: Prevention and Treatment

  • June 05, 2017
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Hoof Cracks: Prevention and Treatment by Heather Smith Thomas THERE ARE SEVERAL TYPES OF HOOF CRACKS, and some are more serious. Splits often start at the ground surface. Quarter cracks are located in...

March 18, 2017 - AAEP Convention Coverage

  • March 16, 2017
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AAEP Convention Coverage by Alexandra Beckstett, Maureen Gallatin, Erica Larson, and Dr. Stacey Oke THIS PAST DECEMBER more than 5,400 veterinarians, students, and industry members from 48 countries convened...

January 21, 2017 - Nutrition: Pregnant Mares

  • February 02, 2017
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Nutrition for Pregnant Mares by Heather Smith Thomas OVER THE PAST THREE DECADES we’ve learned more about fine-tuning nutrition for pregnant mares. Dr. Stephen Duren, PhD (equine nutritionist, Performance...

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