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How to Collect Manure for a Fecal Egg Count

Learn the correct way to collect a manure sample....

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Sweet Science

New research out of the University of Sydney suggests Manuka honey promotes wound healing in horses...

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Airway Diseases in Horses

Respiratory disease can be debilitating to the horse, and frustrating and expensive for the owner. Recognizing symptoms and initiating treatment early can ensure a quick return to peak form - and the show ring....

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How Do I Manage Bleeding Wounds?

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

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Shock: When the Body Shuts Down

Shock is a life-threatening condition, which occurs when the circulatory begins to shut down in response to trauma or illness. Learn how to recognize and deal with it quickly....

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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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Spotlight On Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is an infection, not a disease like osteoarthritis, but both affect a horse's joints....

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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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Oh, Poo!

Diarrhea happens...but when does it constitute an emergency situation?...

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Signs of Life

Learning the essential skills of taking and assessing vital signs requires that you first know what is normal – and most importantly, what is normal for your horse....

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