A cream containing omega‐3‐fatty acids, humectants and emollients was studied as an aid in the treatment of equine Culicoides hypersensitivity.
This special laminitis research collection is important for every equine veterinary practitioner.
Caffeine and pentoxifylline added post-thaw were able to increase the proportion of motile spermatozoa only for stallions and not for donkeys.
Adding epinephrine to lidocaine resulted in improved regional anesthesia of longer duration than administration of lidocaine alone.
The authors concluded that, "Continuous digital hypothermia reduced the severity of laminitis in the EHC model and prevented histological lesions compatible with lamellar structural failure."
The authors noted that this is the first report of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns for equine L. intracellularisstrains.
A genetic test for the E321G MYH1 variant is now available, allowing veterinarians to diagnose IMM and non-ER with ease and providing horse owners with a tool to make informed breeding decisions and avoid producing affected foals.
An EVE article was the basis for this presentation at the 2018 Purina Equine Veterinary Conference.
Strontium plesiotherapy (a type of radiotherapy) is being used at the Animal Health Trust to treat some sarcoids in horses.
In addition to previously identified risk factors such as firm ground and race distance, trainer performance is also a risk factor for distal limb fracture in British flat racing thoroughbreds.
Time of year had a large and significant effect on both survival times and growth scores of S. equi.