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Has Drug Testing Gone Too Far?

In the race to try to stop those from gaining an edge with performance enhancing drugs, have the testing protocols become too precise and are the results being interpreted fairly in Canada?...

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Equine Veterinary Simulators at the University of Calgary

Dr. Emma Read of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has developed an equine veterinary body simulator to help students learn different procedures. ...

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10 Insect Repelling Plants

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

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4 Tips for Selecting Supplements

Learn how to choose a the right supplement for your horse's needs. ...

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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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The Latest Treatments for Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Using the newest biologics to treat tendon and ligament injuries....

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Genetics: Circadian Rhythms and Racehorse Performance

New research on a horse's biorhythms and gene reaction....

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A valuable broodmare overcomes a freak accident and surgical complications....

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New Hope for Wound Healing

Researchers across the country are studying different ways to improve wound healing in horses. ...

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Name That Bulge

Did you know horses can get hernias too? Find out what to do if you notice a bulge on your horse's body, how to manage a hernia, and how to recognize signs of an emergency case....

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