EquiManagement Magazine Winter 2021

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You can read or download a PDF of the EquiManagement Winter issue by clicking on this image or on the link below. Arnd Bronkhorst Photography

The EquiManagement Winter magazine features a cover story on the equine intestinal microbiome. We also feature equine health coverage that includes sports medicine research, nutrition for performance horses, respiratory disease, tendon and ligament injuries and equine behavior. On the business side we offer tips on managing educational debt, cultivating a clientele that you love, managing accounts receivable, the perils of discounting and options for veterinary CE. And there is much more! Check out the available article below, then download and read this great issue!


In the Winter Issue

4 Publisher’s Points: And the Winner Is… By Kimberly S Brown

6 Keeping Up By Nancy S. Loving

  • Transmission of Equine Herpesvirus
  • Uterine Infusion of Platelet-Rich Plasma
  • Enteral Fluids for Intestinal Impaction and the Potential for Volvulus

14 Business Briefs: The Perils of Discounting By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA Brought to you by CareCredit

19 Understanding and Managing the Equine Intestinal Microbiome By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc

Let’s take a close-up look at what’s churning and turning in a horse’s fermentation vat and take away some key concepts about the microbiome.

36 Managing Educational Debt By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA

As educational debt among veterinarians has grown, innovative solutions are needed.

46 Sports Medicine Updates By Nancy S. Loving, DVM

Here is a sampling of research from around the world that can help veterinarians better care for their competitive equine patients.

54 Nutrition for the Performance Horse By Katie Navarra Brought to you by ADM

Veterinarians can help horse owners learn the basics of equine nutrition and feeding to enhance a performance horse’s competitive abilities.

58 Cultivating a Clientele You Love By Colleen Best, DVM, PhD

Continually striving to attract clients who positively contribute to job satisfaction and practice success is essential to veterinarian well-being.

64 The Scoop From the Schools By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc

Make sure you check out this monthly blog on EquiManagement.com.

68 Veterinary Involvement in Equine Flood Rescue By Nancy S. Loving, DVM

Planning and participation in rescue and treatment of horses affected by flooding all are touchpoints for equine veterinarians.

76 Equine Respiratory Disease Protection By Nancy S. Loving, DVM

There are many ways for veterinarians to help horse owners keep their equine partners safer from respiratory damage.

82 Time Management Tips for Equine Veterinarians By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA

Improving your productivity using some of the tips in this article can allow you to be more efficient, more pro table and less stressed.

95 Managing Accounts Receivable By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA

Are you giving interest-free loans to your clients?

100 EquiManagement Shines in AHP Awards By Kimberly S. Brown

Providing useful information in a variety of formats for the veterinary industry is the goal of EquiManagement, and it’s icing on the cake when your publishing peers honor you!

102 The Continuing Education Pivot By Katie Navarra

There are many options for veterinary continuing education, whether you choose live or virtual events.

107 Research Spotlight: Tendon and Ligament Injury Treatments By Nancy S. Loving, DVM

Researchers cover a wide variety of treatments and modalities for tendon and ligament injuries.

110 Behavior Update By Nancy S. Loving, DVM

Understanding horse behavior research can help you better manage horses and modify owner behavior.



16 Hate Talking About Money? You Are Not Alone! By Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA

Insights from a CareCredit survey on veterinary client payment can help veterinarians get paid on time and in full.

31 Keys to the Nutrition Vault By Kimberly S. Brown

Kent Nutrition Group is offering a helping hand to veterinarians seeking to answer client questions about equine nutrition.

65 The Balance of Passion and Practice By Kimberly S. Brown

Equine veterinarians can balance a passion for equine care and financial best practices for a more harmonious and successful work/life balance. Information from CareCredit Round Table meeting

74 Take Control of Joint and Lameness Issues

With a new non-drug, non-surgical treatment, horses may enjoy a better quality of life and remain active longer.

88 AAEP Convention Resources

Product news and deals for veterinarians and practices.


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