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Zoonotic diseases: Horses to humans

Dec 1, 2009

Veterinarians are one of the most at-risk populations for equine-human disease transmission.

EPM: The devil is in the diagnosis

Nov 1, 2009

Its 'the great imitator' because of varied clinical signs, intensity.

Veterinary care of carriage horses

Aug 1, 2009

You are on a well-deserved vacation with your family. You thought you were taking a break from horses, but you look around anyway. There it is — a draft horse slowly pulling a loaded wagon full of tourists.

Refeeding starved horses: Don't kill with kindness

Jun 1, 2009

Recovery from malnutrition, starvation takes time, patience.

Piroplasmosis and the 2010 World Equestrian Games

May 1, 2009

Equine piroplasmosis is an infectious disease of international importance.

Evaluating treatment choices for tendon, ligament injury and joint disease in the horse

Apr 1, 2009

In the first of these articles we looked at the wide array of different treatment modalities and therapies available for use in horses suffering from varying types of tendon and ligament injuries, and forms of joint disease. Multiple treatment options are available, from stem cells to platelet-rich plasma to shock-wave therapy to Tildren.

Gene-based medicine for equine muscle disorders

Mar 1, 2009

Researchers knew that the equine genome project eventually would lead to monumental discoveries and new methods of diagnosis and treatment of significant benefit to the horse.

Evaluating treatment options for equine tendon, ligament and joint disease

Feb 1, 2009

There are many treatment options available to equine practitioners dealing with injuries to tendons and ligaments and an equally large number of drugs, techniques and modalities that can be used to help manage joint problems in the athletic horse.

Equine magnetic therapy: the positives and negatives

Jan 1, 2009

You want to believe. You really do. And there are many well-known horsemen, doctors, physicists and PhD's telling you that you should.

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