- February 12, 2013
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Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals; here’s how the body and your veterinarian battle these sometimes deadly pathogens by Dr. Stacey Oke Like soldiers guarding treasure, breeders go to...
- January 23, 2013
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Equine STDs can affect pregnancy outcomes and breeding stock’s welfare by Christa Leste-Lasserre STDs. They’re the kind of thing many people would rather not discuss. Disease transmission through sexual...
- November 27, 2012
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Owners, therapists, and veterinarians can use manual therapies to aid equine recovery and support maintenance by Erica Larson No matter the discipline, horses in training can benefit from physical therapy...
- October 31, 2012
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by Maureen Blaney Flietner Time required with tendon and ligament injuries Despite the numerous treatments available, time and R&R remain essential for helping a horse recover from tendon or ligament...
- October 02, 2012
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by Dr. Juliet M. Getty Feeding time! Open a bag of readymade feed and you’re set, right? But wait—there’s a staggering variety of offerings on the feed store’s shelves, and it’s important you choose the...
- September 11, 2012
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Focus on the ‘Big Three’: Bone spavin, bog spavin, and OCD by D. J. Carey Lyons Hock: The name is simple, but the structure is not. This major joint includes 10 bones, the joints connecting them, and extensor...
- July 31, 2012
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by Christa Leste-Lasserre Research shows that appropriate amounts of exercise during the first three years of a horse’s life can benefit the musculoskeletal system Before your equine athlete begins full...
- July 03, 2012
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Few equine conditions cause as much consternation as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). First reported in 1968, EPM represents both amazing scientific progress and extraordinary clinical frustration...
- June 12, 2012
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by Dr. Nancy S. Loving Looking back over the past several decades, it is evident that advances in colic treatment, both medical and surgical, have improved case results to an impressive extent. Progress...
- May 18, 2012
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Held annually, the American Association of Equine Practitioners convention provides continuing educational opportunities for veterinarians, allowing them to gain information on what is new in research...