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Seeing A Future

Equine Recurrent Uveitis doesn't have to be the end....

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Leptospirosis: A Hidden Threat

This hidden threat lurks in standing water and contaminated feed, causing an incurable bacterial infection in many species, including humans....

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A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Learn how to increase your horse's odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear....

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What is Stringhalt?

Stringhalt (also called springhalt) is an affliction involving spasms of one or both hind limbs which presents as abnormal, exaggerated flexion of the hocks. ...

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Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction

Julia Montgomery, DVM, offers guidance on managing horses with the hormonal disorder pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, widely known as Cushing’s disease....

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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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Cooling Hot Horses

The summer heat can be deadly to your horse...

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Trailer Trauma

Go along with Shawn Hamilton on a trailer ride you won't soon forget....

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A Hitch in the Giddyup

Stringhalt is a neurological disorder that is still somewhat a mystery. Interest in this condition is on the rise due to the recent increase in the number of cases of equine protozoal myelitis (EPM). EPM can cause similar gait abnormalities that requ...

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Tooth Problems in Older Horses

Find out which dental issues to watch for in senior horses. ...

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