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Equine Rehabilitation

In this article learn about the latest physiotherapy treatments designed to optimize performance and aid in equine rehabilitation.

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Tendon Transplants – New Hope for Hopeless Cases

The Westphalian gelding owned by Mark Harryman was inspected by multiple veterinarians, although none held out much hope the horse could be saved.

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Using Sedatives – For or Against?

In this article hear from veterinarians and horse owners about the pros and cons of using sedatives, and whether you should be against them or for them.

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Administering Eye Medications

This article is intended to help readers administer the eye medication, or medications, veterinarians may recommend in order to help their horse.

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Administering Oral Medications

Practicing the following steps with a variety of tasty treats rather than the oral medications will quickly help turn the process into a positive experience

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Equine Chiropractic’s Coming of Age

Could your horse benefit from a visit to the equine chiropractor? Find out which issues chiropractic therapy could potentially help.

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Airway Diseases in Horses

This article highlights different respiratory diseases a horse can have, and breaks them down into three categories: infectious, allergic, and parasitic.

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Equine CSI: Solving the Mystery of Death Through Necropsies

Necropsies are performed post-mortem in order to answer questions about the cause and circumstances of death.

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Cough! Cough! Equine Respiratory Disease

The two most common reasons why horses cough are respiratory infection and recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), also known as heaves.

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Horses as Healers

When Don Wood returned home to Clearwater, Nova Scotia from a tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2007, he was haunted by memories of what he’d witnessed.

By: Liz Brown