EquiManagement Magazine Summer 2020
You can read or download the PDF of the complete EquiManagement Summer issue from this article.

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The Summer issue of EquiManagement magazine covered a wide variety of topics, from Corporate Ownership of Equine Practice to COVID-19-related articles to tips for pregnant veterinarians on how to stay safe while practicing.


On page 4 take note of my Publisher’s Points column that gives you updates on COVID-19 content in this magazine and on EquiManagement.com.

Keeping Up on page 6 offers the following articles on recent research or presentations of note:

  • Research Links Equine Asthma and Latex
  • Detomidine as an Intravaginal Sedative
  • Impact with Different Horseshoe Materials on Asphalt
  • Colic Table Topics at the 2019 AAEP Convention

In the Business Briefs column on page 14, we talk about 5 Business Tips for Solo Practitioners.

Page 15 has a practical medicine topic on Dealing With the Itchy Horse, brought to you by Covetrus.

Our cover story on page 16 is on Corporate Ownership of Equine Practices. The reality of corporate ownership of equine practices is here, and it can affect all stages of a veterinarian’s career.

On page 26 we look at Pre-Purchase Exams. Veterinarians offer their opinions and processes for pre-purchase exams in this article.

An important part of pre-purchase exams is communication. Learn more about Pre-Purchase Exam Communication on page 32.

Practicing Pregnant: How to Stay Safe While Working can be found on page 38. 

On page 42 we feature Veterinarian-Client Communication During the COVID-19 Crisis. Dr. Collen Best said that the way we interact with our client snow will determine whether our businesses can be revitalized when this is over.

The Research Spotlight in this issue is on Girthiness in Horses and can be found on page 46. Research on why horses react to being “girthed up” and help veterinarians work with clients’ horses that have this problem.

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