Equine coronavirus infection should be suspected and tested for in horses presenting with acute onset of fever, lethargy and anorexia with no respiratory signs.
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Agency (APHIS) Miami Animal Import Center has partially reopened after four horse deaths.
Chronic sacroiliac joint region pain, either alone or in combination with other orthopedic conditions, carries a poor prognosis for returning to full athletic function.
Collier and Marion Counties in Florida each have one premises with a positive strangles horse.
Three horses have been cultured positive and 10 others are presumed positive based on clinical signs on one premises.
Get hands-on experience obtaining quality equine intra-oral radiographs during the Intra-oral DR Radiology of Equids lab during the WVC 91st Conference in Las Vegas.
A cream containing omega‐3‐fatty acids, humectants and emollients was studied as an aid in the treatment of equine Culicoides hypersensitivity.
Caffeine and pentoxifylline added post-thaw were able to increase the proportion of motile spermatozoa only for stallions and not for donkeys.
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.
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.