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Proximal suspensory desmopathy in horses
March 1, 2014

A veterinary overview of the causes, diagnostic approach and treatment options for this common condition in performance horses.

The ups and downs of equine MRI in veterinary medicine
September 1, 2013

A look at the pros and cons of standing vs. recumbent magnetic resonance imaging systems.

The trouble with Friesians
June 1, 2013

With a recent spike in popularity—and more than 100 years of tight inbreeding—these horses are developing serious breed-specific conditions.

Furosemide facts and fiction
March 1, 2013

When it comes to the use of furosemide for treating EIPH, here's what veterinarians can all agree on.

Evaluating saddle fit analysis
February 1, 2013

New developments in saddle analysis can help veterinarians determine if a horse's sore back is due to poor-fitting tack.

Uncovering the gray areas of EPM
January 1, 2013

Certain areas have seen cluster outbreaks of this disease and helped shed light on risk factors and preventive measures.

The re-emergence of equine summer sores
October 1, 2012

Current weather patterns and deworming protocols are likely factors in development.

Equine influenza: What veterinarians must learn from the past
August 1, 2012

As researchers examine data from previous outbreaks, more insight is gained into reducing susceptibility to further epidemics.

Comeback: The art and science of equine rehabilitation
May 1, 2012

New studies show rehab can get horses back to health even more quickly than previously thought.


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