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At Issue: The EHV-1 Threat Part 2

What Canada must do to minimize the risk...

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How Do I Manage Bleeding Wounds?

Melissa McKee, DVM, offers advice on managing bleeding wounds....

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Hygromas: Unsound, or Just Unsightly?

Hygromas are an accumulation of fluid that follows trauma....

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

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

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Hormonal Imbalances in Horses

A look at the three most common conditions of hormonal imbalances in horses. ...

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Cataracts

Cataracts aren't just a problem in older horses; they can be present at birth or develop over time. Find out what the management and treatment options are....

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Pasture Poisons

While there are hundreds of species of weeds that are toxic to horses, the following are the most widespread in Canada. ...

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Reducing Weaning Stress

Our managed systems have exacerbated this already stressful event, putting foals at risk of lifelong physiological and psychological problems. Some simple procedures can help make the process as painless as possible for both mare and foal....

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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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Equine Diarrhea

Diarrhea can be a symptom of several different ailments, from mild to life-threatening. So it is important to discover the cause and initiate treatment quickly....

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