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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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Understanding Sepsis

Sepsis is a systemic response to infection, which can dramatically reduce survival rates for sick or injured horses. ...

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What is Choke in Horses and How Can I Prevent It?

Esophageal obstructions in horses can be life-threatening....

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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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Stem Cell Therapy Takes Recovery into the Future

Stem cell therapy is proving to be effective for treating soft tissue injuries better and faster....

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Pigeon Fever

The good news - and the bad news - about a disease that has nothing at all to do with birds...

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A Review of Lesser Known Bodywork Therapies

Discover the benefits of healing touch for horses....

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10 Common Skin Conditions

Equine skin irritations can be caused by allergies, exposure, external parasites and even management practices. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent 10 common conditions....

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

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

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Navicular Syndrome: Using New Technology to Unlock the Secrets of this Complex Lameness

Improved diagnostic techniques offer veterinarians a clearer view of this complex, debilitating disease. As a result, they will be able to provide more accurate prognoses, and develop better treatment and management plans for horse owners. ...

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