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Early Diagnosis of Cartilage Damage

Ontario Veterinary College researcher, Dr. Mark Hurtig, is developing a new non-invasive way to assess cartilage health....

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Getting it Straight – Foal Limb Surgeries

The debate continues on the merits of foal surgery to enhance the athleticism, soundness and longevity of racing prospects. ...

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Fracture Facts

Innovative treatments and techniques mean that, in most cases, fractured bones are no longer a death sentence for horses....

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The Lowdown on Laminitis

While research into this devastating disease is ongoing, many aspects remain a mystery to experts and horse owners alike. Get advice on how to cope with a horse who suffers from it. ...

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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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Dewormer Warning

Use caution when deworming horses because certain products can be poisonous to other pets....

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Matters of the Heart

Understanding heart health and heart disease and failure in horses....

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Rural Equine Vet Shortage

What can be done to ensure veterinary services to far-flung horse owners?...

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Equitable Arrangements: Psychological Well-being For Elite Performance Horses

Meeting the psychological needs of today’s performance horses...

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Shock Wave of the Future

First used on humans, shock wave therapy is controversial but proving to be a popular treatment for tendon, ligament and many other injuries in racehorses...

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