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Recent advances in veterinary equine laminitis Feb 01, 2015 By Sallie S. Hyman, DVM, DACVIM, CVA DVM360 MAGAZINE In addition to promising treatment options, veterinary equine researchers are working t ...

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Free Saddle Fit Workshop

Free Saddle Fit Workshop

Back Soreness and Saddle Fit Workshop - with Dr. Joyce Harman, Guest Speaker Thursday, February 19 at 7:00 pm How to recognize the physical and behavioral signs related to equine back soreness? What a ...

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Holiday hazards

Holiday hazards

The holiday season is upon us. For many people, this means the fun and creativity of decorating the house for each holiday. And for many, it also means decorating the barn, or at least their own horse ...

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease

Cause Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease, is maintained in a complex life cycle of small wild mammals and immature stages of the black legged tick, Ixodes scapularis (formerly c ...

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Heaves-Recurrent Airway Obstruction

Heaves-Recurrent Airway Obstruction

Cold winter weather means that our horses may be spending more time inside. It is tempting to close up the barn to keep warm, but doing so can compromise the quality of the air. Poor ventilation can r ...

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Fall Hazards–Red maple and oak trees’ toxicity

Fall Hazards–Red maple and oak trees’ toxicity

The Fall season brings cooler weather and beautiful colored foliage. Leaves start to fall and the grass starts to die back. Although we may see this as a time to get off the mower and get on our horse ...

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Rain rot

Rain rot

Every horse owner has experienced or knows someone whose horse has experienced Rain Rot. Those painful, oozing, crusty scabs that can seemingly appear overnight and seem to spread at the speed of ligh ...

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Equine ulcers

Equine ulcers

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is a common problem in horses of all ages and disciplines. Ulcers are wounds in the lining of the stomach caused by acid. Studies of various populations of horses ...

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Equine Rhinitis virus

Equine Rhinitis virus

Recent outbreaks of respiratory disease in horses have led to the discovery of the emerging importance of Equine Rhinitis Virus as a cause of respiratory illness. Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Her ...

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Cold weather geriatric horse care

Cold weather geriatric horse care

Older horses are affected more by the cold weather than their younger companions. Many owners talk about getting their geriatric horse “through just one more winter.” With a little bit of knowledge an ...

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