The Summer 2021 Special Issue of EquiManagement magazine focuses on Veterinary Practice Life. From parenting to business cooperatives, from future-proofing your business to couples in practice, this issue digs deep into the fiscal and physical needs of today’s equine veterinarian.
Also in this issue, we feature two more articles covering topics presented at the 2020 AAEP Convention, plus additional equine research and health news and in-depth information.
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Summer Magazine Content
Following are the page numbers, article headlines and information about the article, and author for content in the Spring 2021 issue of EquiManagement.
4 Publisher’s Points: Challenges—Sometimes individuals, or industries, have to take a step back and re-evaluate what they are doing and why. By Kimberly S. Brown
6 Keeping Up—By Nancy S. Loving, DVM
- Equine Asthma and DDSP
- Immunogenicity of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) Vaccine Co-administered with Rabies
- Wound Healing with Gallium
14 Business Briefs: Emergency Cooperatives—Having ways to share the burden of covering emergencies in equine practice has the potential to help our industry retain talented veterinarians. By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
16 Attracting and Retaining Vets in Equine Practice—While everyone is talking about the necessity of change in the equine veterinary industry, these practitioners give insights on why and how things need to change. By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
32 Managing Your Juggling Act: Working Parent Life Tips—Managing the demanding full-time jobs of veterinary medicine and parenting can be difficult, but these tips can help you find balance. By Colleen Best, DVM, PhD, BSCH
38 2020 AAEP: Looking at Laser Therapy for Ligamentous Injuries—Research indicates that high-power laser therapy improves healing in tendon and ligament injuries and shortens the rehabilitation period. By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
41 Sustainability in Equine Practice—When we attend to our physical and mental health, we set the stage to have a successful and long-lasting career in equine medicine. By Colleen Best, DVM, PhD, BSCH
46 Engaging New or Former Clients for Vaccinations—Link your annual vaccination visit with a lifetime of better horse health in every communication from your practice. Brought to you by Covetrus and Zoetis. By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA
48 Couples in Practice—Five veterinarian couples give us an inside look at the rewards and challenges of sharing a professional passion. By Katie Navarra
54 2020 AAEP: Identifying and Feeding Exertional Myopathies in Athletic Horses—Recognition and testing now enable vets to recommend a more tailored feeding regimen for different types of myopathies in horses. By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
57 Future-Proofing Your Practice—Future-proofing is the process of strategizing and considering scenarios that could impact your business a few years into the future. By Katie Navarra
60 Research Spotlight: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome—Dr. Guy Lester gave an overview during the 2020 NEAEP Symposium of where we are today in understanding and treating gastric ulcers in horses. By Nancy S. Loving, DVM
63 2020 AAEP: Recognizing Musculoskeletal Pain in Ridden Horses—‘Horses are trying to communicate; we just have to learn how to listen,’ said Dr. Sue Dyson. By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
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62 DJD Round Table—American Regent Animal Health (ARAH) worked with EquiManagement to conduct an in-depth industry Round Table on DJD.