Stress, confinement and other management practices seem to be variables that increase the risk of EGUS in wild equids, similar to what is found in domestic horses.
Since being recognized a decade ago, tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH) are frequently identified in horses.
With an increasing number of anesthetic events, the horses recovered better, with improved balance and coordination and less knuckling over. There seemed to be a learned response over each anesthetic recovery event.
37% of RDDC and 52% of NSAC patients developed at least one complication post-op.
A retrospective study at Colorado State University looked at the difference in outcomes between stapling and suturing the end-to-end anastomoses.
Bacillus subtilis shows promise as a probiotic in living horses.
This study showed that 81% of horse owners taking the survey were willing to try some sort of alternative therapy for their horses.
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.