Feeding schedule can affect the bioavailability of minocycline.
Horses suffering from insect bite hypersensitivity have a higher risk for hyper-reactive airway and therefore might be predisposed to develop equine asthma in the future.
Could a few small strongyles in the horse actually protect them from colic?
Techniques meant to distract or comfort a stressed horse were effective in reducing problematic avoidance/stress responses in as simulated veterinary care scenario.
Mark Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVIM, of Carolina Equine Hospital, presented a poster at the 2017 ACVIM meeting about production quality of omeprazole products.
Following basic standard-of-care principles not only protects you, but also protects horse owners in the event of an adverse event.
It is generally assumed that horses housed in barns with manure collected every day or two from the stalls are not at risk of ingesting infective larvae of internal parasites (cyathostomines) unless they are turned out on pasture. That premise has been modified with a recent report.
Many obese horses become that way due to inappropriate feeding practices by their owners coupled with lack of exercise; some breeds are more prone than others.
Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) is a challenging condition to manage for clients' horses. Information on three studies was presented at the North American Veterinary Conference in February 2017.
Veterinarians who work with horses are well aware how postural cues and one’s temperament can affect horse cooperation. One recent study looked into the way our faces communicate expressions of emotions to horses.
It is generally assumed that horses housed in barns with manure collected every day or two from the stalls are not at risk of ingesting infective larvae of internal parasites (cyathostomines) unless they are turned out on pasture. That premise has been modified based on recent research.
This year is the 10th anniversary of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP). Formed in 1996 by Jean-Marie Denoix, DVM, PhD, ISELP has provided extensive educational opportunities for equine practitioners involved in locomotor function and biomechanics.
The equine distal limb can experience any number of pathological conditions that were discussed at the 2016 NAVC by Vernon C. Dryden, DVM, CJF, APF, of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
Decades ago, it was common practice to apply foot casts for treatment of equine laminitis cases. This treatment method is being revisited again.
Vernon C. Dryden, DVM, CJF, APF, of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, discussed therapies for treating laminitis in horses.