Heather Smith Thomas

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October 29, 2016 - Stem Cell Therapy

  • November 10, 2016
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New Techniques for Harvesting and Administering Stem Cells by Heather Smith Thomas STEM CELL THERAPY has been utilized in horses to help heal tendon, ligament, and joint injuries for nearly a decade, and... Download

September 17, 2016 - Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • October 15, 2016
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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... Download

April 30, 3016 - Weanling Nutrition

  • May 10, 2016
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Proper feeding important at stressful time of a young horses’ development by Heather Smith Thomas Weaning time is stressful for foals, and racehorse breeders strive to make this transition as easy as possible... Download

August 8, 2015 - Hoof Care

  • August 25, 2015
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The Stages of Laminitis by Heather Smith Thomas Many things can cause inflammation of the hoof laminae (laminitis). Serious cases may progress to founder (dropping or rotation of the coffin bone). Dr.... Download

June 13, 2015 - Lameness

  • July 22, 2015
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Stifle Injuries Pose a Treatment Challenge by Heather Smith Thomas The stifle is a large, complex joint composed of three bones, two menisci (crescent-shaped discs of fibro-cartilage attached to the joint... Download

July 11, 2015 - Blister Beetle Poisoning in Horses

  • July 22, 2015
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Blister Beetle Poisoning in Horses by Heather Smith Thomas Blister beetle poisoning has probably been occurring for as long as horses have been fed alfalfa hay, but was not identified until a herd of horses... Download

May 9, 2015 - Foal Respiratory Health

  • May 19, 2015
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Pneumonia in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas Respiratory disease in foals can occur in the first few days of life—especially if newborn foals don’t get adequate colostrum and passive transfer from the dam... Download

April 26, 2014 - Nutrition: Feeding the Finicky Horse

  • May 06, 2014
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Many health conditions, management changes, and palate preferences can cause a horse to hesitate before chowing down by Heather Smith Thomas As you head into your horse’s stall to feed him his dinner,... Download

September 14, 2013 - Hoof Care: Coffin Bone Fractures

  • September 25, 2013
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By Heather Smith Thomas Most horse owners pick up quickly on visible changes to their horses' hooves. Thrush, cracks, and punctures are easily detected and, hopefully, treated. But what happens when... Download

July 13, 2013 - Pasture Management for Parasite Control

  • July 10, 2013
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With parasites’ growing resistance to anthelmintic drugs, owners must focus their control efforts on another area: pasture management by Heather Smith Thomas Horses grazing lush green pastures paint an... Download

August 21st, 2010 - Looking at EPM

  • August 18, 2010
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Trade Zone: Looking at EPM - Click Here to Download PDF Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is one of the most common causes of neurological problems in horses. The parasite that causes this disease... Download

November 14, 2009 - The Third Trimester

  • November 11, 2009
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Trade Zone: The Third Trimester - Click Here to Download PDF By Heather Smith Thomas Each phase of gestation has its risks, and the good news for owners who have pregnant mares in the barn this winter... Download

November 15th, 2008: Feeding the Pregnant Mare

  • November 11, 2008
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Trade Zone: Feeding the Pregnant Mare - Click Here to Download PDF B y Heather Smith Thomas Traditional wisdom for feeding mares is that nutritional requirements in early pregnancy are not much different... Download

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