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What Being a Vet’s Really Like

Colleen Dickie, DVM, talks about what it takes to become a veterinarian and what it's like to actually be one....

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Complications in Late-Term Pregnancy

Your mare was successfully bred, confirmed in foal, and made it through the often precarious early months of pregnancy without any problems. You heave a sigh of relief and relax, thinking your mare is home-free ... but is she?...

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Does My horse have Equine Metabolic Syndrome?

Learn how to recognize this metabolic disorder and minimize the damage it can cause....

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Adaptation and Conditioning of the Musculoskeletal System

Optimal performance in the racehorse is dependent on the healthy functioning of all the components of the musculoskeletal system....

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What is Laminitis?

Learn about the signs, causes and treatments of this common hoof condition....

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Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Bacterial invasion threatens otherwise healthy foals...

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Cushioning the Blow

When to create comfort with hoof pads and packing materials....

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Studies Prove the Obvious About Female Jocks & Furosemide

A look at the results of two recent Thoroughbred industry studies....

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Conformation (part 1): Head, Neck & Body

Just like us, horses come in a multitude of shapes and sizes. ...

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Q: How can I make weaning less stressful for my foal?

Assuming your foal is healthy, has been eating feed and hay, is four to six months old and showing signs of independence, he or she is ready to be weaned. ...

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