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EIPH: Stop the Bleeding

The anti-bleeding medication furosemide is used to treat bleeders in most racing jurisdictions in North America but what happens if the drug is, one day, limited or banned? ...

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Gastric Ulcers

Horses' digestive tracts evolved to adapt to a very different environment than most are living in today. Gastric ulcers are a common result, but early diagnosis and treatment can lead to swift recovery....

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Taking on the Pain

Pain produces an individual response in horses, which makes it harder to assess the degree of suffering but the sooner we recognize a problem, the better our changes are of resolving it quickly....

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Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

Peril in the pasture...

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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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New Way to Treat Strangles

A veterinary case out of the UK has produced a new way to treat horses with strangles....

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Diagnosing Arthritis in Your Horse

Learn how to manage a horse with arthritis, a progressive, inflammatory disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints....

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Do Horses See Colour?

While it is commonly believed that all animals are colour-blind, research has shown this is not the case....

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Pasture Poisons

Learn how to spot plants in your pasture that may be poisonous to horses....

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Deconstructing Deworming, part 2

Get a better understanding of how to develop an effective deworming program and avoid drug resistance. ...

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