Presentations about ‘hot’ topics in equine health from the 2018 AAEP Convention can be found here and online, brought to you by Zoetis.
Sucrose blood tests are not expected to replace gastroscopy for diagnosing foal ulcers, but they might be a useful screening tool to identify foals that should have gastroscopy.
This study concluded that feed should be introduced to horses post-op as soon as clinical parameters improve.
A recent study evaluated the effects of IA and IM triamcinolone on lung function in 10 horses with severe asthma.
The study demonstrated the presence of EDCs in equine plasma and an association with EMS.
Mowing pastures in active growing seasons can help reduce NSC intake of horses, thus decrease insulin response.
Blockage of IL-5 by the vaccine reduces eosinophil numbers in the skin; this lessens an allergic response to reduce skin damage.
Research of nearly 400 ads for new veterinarians reveal the top 10 characteristics sought by employers.
PGE is important for exercise adaptation and/or recovery through a number of physiologic responses.
The correlation of eye surface temperature with creatine kinase might yield information about muscle fatigue.
A recent study looked at differences in the anatomy and physiology of the equine stomach in crib biting horses compared to non-crib biting horses.
A new bacterin developed by Boehringer-Ingelheim is finally available as a conditional vaccine against C. pseudotuberculosis.
A Brazilian study examined the difference in mares between using a specific dose of progressively motile spermatozoa into the uterine body compared to half this number of sperm via deep intrauterine AI.