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Bouncing Back from Bowed Tendons

With careful treatment and rehabilitation, a tendon injury isn’t always the end of the road for performance....

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Pasture Poisons

Learn how to spot plants in your pasture that may be poisonous to horses....

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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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Outing Ulcers

The formation of gastric ulcers is multifactorial and in order to treat and prevent them we must ensure the health of our horse's stomach. Through management styles, supplements to promote gastric health and appropriate treatment when needed, we can ...

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New Horizons in Equine Health: Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is the process of using the body's ability to heal itself by producing living tissues that repair or replace tissue or organ function. Although these biotechnologies are still in their infancy, they are advancing quickly in both...

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Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

How and when to use the Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation protocol....

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Saving Lives in the Lab

At veterinary colleges across the country, researchers are working hard to find innovative ways to diagnose, treat, and better understand colic....

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Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

Peril in the pasture...

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“Glass Gut” to Study Equine GI Tract

To gain insight into the function of the equine gastrointestinal tract, researchers are developing a “glass gut” model....

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The Healthy Horse Check List

Your horse doesn't really seem sick, maybe just a little dull or not as active as usual. Is there something wrong with him? ...

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