“The dorsal lamellae should be considered as a possible source of lameness pain following lidocaine block of the coffin joint," noted the researchers.
This study identified that the type of recreational activity affects cortisol release in horses, and that age plays an effect.
In the United Kingdom, a survey showed that non-compliance with the manufacturers' datasheet guidelines is common, risking suboptimal immunity to equine influenza.
Contrast therapy alternates cold and heat with the objective of increasing blood circulation through cycles of vasodilation and vasoconstriction.
The research noted that post-operative surgical site infections created difficulties with recovery, increased duration of hospitalization, interfered with return to function, increased client costs, and caused increased morbidity and mortality of the horses.
Dietary chromium propionate has been proposed as a supplement to help improve insulin sensitivity in horses suffering from insulin dysfunction, particularly in aging or obese individuals.
Working up lameness can be difficult with a fractious horse, especially when hind-limb diagnostic nerve or joint blocks are involved.
Managing metabolic responses of horses to forage is an ongoing challenge for horse owners and veterinarians throughout the year.
Use of salivary analytes has the potential to help in clinical diagnosis of acute abdominal crises.
This study illuminates the effects of IA treatment with TA on other organ systems.
Treatment with IU hydrogen peroxide and dilute povidone iodine IU infusion could benefit some mares with mucous discharge.
It is important for Appaloosa horses to have frequent ophthalmic exams, particularly after 12 years of age.