EquiManagement Magazine January-February 2018
This is EquiManagement's Health & Research Special Issue for equine veterinarians.


Because equine veterinarians had requested more medical and research information on horses, EquiManagement started a column in each issue called ‘Keeping Up’ that reports on published equine research. To further that goal of providing more equine health and research information, EquiManagement dedicated the January-February 2018 issue of the magazine to reporting on the latest scientific information on various topics.


Following is an overview of this January-February 2018 issue.

On page 4 you will find the Publisher’s Points column that talks about how to plan and work smarter in your equine business in 2018. 

Zach Loppnow, DVM, talks about putting together a personal team to help you be successful in business, and in life, in his New Vet Column on page 6.

The Keeping Up department on page 8 focused on Recognition of EIA; Right Dorsal Displacement Surgery and Post-Op Complications; Ophthalmology Research; Mare Fertility and Uterine Inflammation; Recovery from Multiple Procedures Under General Anesthesia; and Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis.

On page 13 we welcome new and returning Editorial Advisory Board members for EquiManagement. Those on the board are Andrew Clark, DVM, MBA; Amy Grice, VMD, MBA; Robert Magnus, DVM, MBA; Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR. 

EquiManagement introduces a new column in 2018 called Business Brief. These are one-page, informative articles on a specific business topic that could be important to your practice. In this issue on page 14, we discuss Should I Pay My Loan Off Early?

The report from the 2017 EPM Society Workshop appears on page 16.

Infectious Disease Update covers the continuing advancement in the understanding, treatment and management of infectious diseases of horses. You can find that article on page 26.

Lameness is one of the most commonly reported causes of equine loss of use. In this article on page 30, we present The Latest on Lameness.

Research on herpes and strangles can help you better understand and manage these diseases. There is much information in the article Respiratory Research on page 36.


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