The Summer 2023 issue of EquiManagement magazine includes the latest research on horse health topics as well as business and wellness topics for equine veterinarians. Health topics covered include insect bite hypersensitivity, herpesvirus, sarcoid treatment, EPM and more. Business and wellness topics focus on handling ethical dilemmas, adopting new approaches to emergency coverage, and finding joy in day-to-day practice. Each advertisement is linked so you can easily investigate products and services.
In This Issue
4 Publisher’s Points: Progress By Kimberly S. Brown
Equine veterinary practice is making progress in creating a career that is attractive to veterinarians and staffs while allowing those people to remain in equine veterinary medicine.
6 What’s Online By Carly Sisson
A recap of some of the top items you might have missed on EquiManagement.com.
8 Keeping Up By Nancy S. Loving, DVM
- The Use of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Sepsis
- EHV-1 Proactive Strategies
- Insect Bite Hypersensitivity
16 Business Briefs: Handling Ethical Dilemmas By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
Veterinarians need to be prepared for the common ethical issues they face in equine practice. Brought to you by CareCredit
18 Vet Wellness Briefs: Finding Joy Every Day By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
Work to find those small moments of joy frequently in your daily veterinary practice life. Brought to you by Zoetis
20 AAEP Commission: Subcommittees Get to Work By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
The five subcommittees of the AAEP Commission on Equine Veterinary Sustainability have been hard at work gathering data, creating educational materials and building tools for members.
22 Key Takeaways from the 5th GEES By Kimberly S. Brown
The Global Equine Endocrine Symposium (GEES) highlighted new research that continues to broaden the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases and management of client horses. Brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim Equine Health
29 Herpesvirus and Horse Owners By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
Help your clients understand the facts about equine herpesvirus and be prepared, not petrified.
42 New Ways to Approach Emergency Coverage By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
New avenues for veterinarians to care for equine emergencies are becoming more common in the industry.
48 Help Clients Temper Tick Terror and Lyme Lunacy By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
Here are tips for turning your clients into “tick whisperers” and minimizing tick-borne illness in their horses.
56 Veterinary License Defense: Don’t Practice Without It! By Cynthia G. Mackenzie, DVM
This article can help you understand veterinary license complaints and defense coverage.
62 Havemeyer EPM Meeting Coverage By Stephanie L. Church
Here are two presentation summaries from the 2022 Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation’s EPM Advances in the Field Symposium.
68 Research Spotlight: Equine Sarcoid Treatment Options By Nancy S. Loving, DVM
Here are some of the latest research findings for treating sarcoids in horses.
72 Ad Index
Special Advertising Sections
40 Vetscan Imagyst: Benefits to Vets, Techs, Horses and Owners
Vetscan Imagyst gives veterinarians a straight line to a clinical pathologist available 24 hours a day who can quickly provide interpretation of cytology samples. Brought to you by Zoetis
46 Debunking DJD Myths: The Practical Truth About Effective DJD Management
This 2022 AAEP Convention Sunrise Session featured Drs. Jackie Christakos and Kelly Tisher. Brought to you by American Regent Animal Health