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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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What do Hoof Rings Indicate?

Find out what the rings on your horse's hooves mean....

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Equine Veterinary Research in Canada: An Update

The five faculties of veterinary medicine in Canada are involved in a wide range of equine research that looks into health, behaviour, management, welfare and other investigations that serve to benefit not only horses, but other animals and humans, t...

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Cushing’s Syndrome

An unshed winter coat may herald the onset of this debilitating disease...

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Health Q&A

What is 'roaring' and does it affect performance?...

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Equine Genomics: A Treasure Hunt for Answers

Researchers are working hard at finding solutions for genetic disorders and inherited diseases. Get a glimpse into their vast and mysterious genetic treasure map. ...

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Winter Care for “Delicate” Horses

Winter can be tough on senior horses and other hard keepers. Get tips on how to get them through comfortably....

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Health Q&A: Tail rubbing

Q: My horse's tail is a frayed mess from rubbing - why is he doing that?...

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How Can I Tell if my Horse Needs Dental Work?

Melissa McKee, DVM, describes seven common dental problems in horses and how to tell if your horse needs a check-up. ...

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What’s New (and Old) in Alternative Therapies

A look at less-conventional therapies, some newer and perhaps unfamiliar....

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