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Grinding to a Halt

No matter what you call it, exertional rhabdomyolysis (a.k.a. tying up) can be an alarming condition....

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An Ounce of Prevention – Biosecurity for the Thoroughbred Industry

Preventing and managing disease outbreaks at the home farm and track...

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A Radical Treatment for Acute Laminitis

Researchers are experimenting with a way to stop laminitis in its tracks, using a single screw to prevent coffin bone rotation....

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10 Insect Repelling Plants

Super insect-repelling plants to have around the barn....

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How Can I Tell that my Horse has a Gastric Ulcer?

Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Fernando J. Marqués, DVM, explains what causes gastric ulcers and how to prevent them....

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The Musculoskeletal System

Development, adaptation, and conditioning...

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How to Collect Manure for a Fecal Egg Count

Learn the correct way to collect a manure sample....

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Spotlight On Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is an infection, not a disease like osteoarthritis, but both affect a horse's joints....

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What’s New (and Old) in Alternative Therapies

A look at less-conventional therapies, some newer and perhaps unfamiliar....

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Does Heart Size Affect Equine Athletic Performance?

Does heart size affect equine athletic performance? Echocardiograph studies play an important role in determining the correlation....

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