Horse Health News
News published the January 25, 2008:
Horses often are victims of accidental injury. Their gregarious nature, social hierarchy, heightened flight response, and handling and confinement by humans puts them at increased risk of trauma. A fairly commo...
Maxwell H.Gluck Equine Research Center
News published the January 18, 2008:
Clinicians and researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College have teamed up to offer stem cell therapy to repair injured tendons and ligaments in horses.The move provides clients with a new treatment option for...
Ontario Veterinary College release
News published the January 16, 2008:
Colorado State University Equine Orthopaedic Research Center scientists have discovered that a topical cream may be the first cream available to both treat osteoarthritis and relieve pain. The first scientifica...
Colorado Univ. Equine Orthopaedic Research Center
News published the January 11, 2008:
Equine strangles is caused by Streptococcus equi, a biovar, or clonal descendent of an ancestral S. zooepidemicus. Recovery from the disease is accompanied by onset of acquired resistance to the disease in appr...
Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center
News published the January 4, 2008:
Editorial note: This paper is a follow-up to a report on glanders that appeared in the October 2003 Lloyds Equine Disease Quarterly. Diagnostic testing is evaluated according to how precise the test is in ident...
Gluck Center - Equine Disease Quarterly
News published the December 27, 2007:
Fractured ribs should be considered a common clinical entity in neonatal foals. The problem may frequently be subclinical, but is potentially capable of causing peracute death due to secondary thoracic trauma. ...
Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
News published the December 20, 2007:
Warmer weather speeds up the life cycles of some of the fly species that irritate horses and riders over the summer months and scientists say we can expect earlier, more prolonged attacks from greater numbers o...
News published the November 22, 2007:
Horse owners have a better chance of detecting disease and stress in a horse if they are familiar with the normal behavior and physiological parameters of the animal.Familiarity with what constitutes “normal”&n...
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
News published the November 13, 2007:
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a veterinary dermatology seminar entitled, “A Potpourri of Veterinary Dermatologic Diseases and Therapy” on Sunday, December 2. This seminar is generously ...
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
News published the October 31, 2007:
Symptoms of a contagious animal disease called pigeon fever have been found in dozens of horses in Eastern Oregon this fall.Despite the name, the disease is not spread by the bird. Rather, the bacterial infecti...