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Thoroughbred Broodmare Health

Dr. Tracey Chenier and Dr. Elizabeth Scholtz at the Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph discuss some of the current research topics in broodmare health....

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Health Q&A: Rabies

What are the signs of rabies in horses? ...

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How do I get my picky horse to drink water while travelling?

Some horses are reluctant to drink water while they're away from their home barn. This can cause a multitude of problems - not the least of which include dehydration, heat stroke, colic, etc. Here are a few suggestions for making water more palatable...

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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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Show Me the Money: The lure and perils of the year-round show circuit

The North American phenomenon that is the year-round show circuit has far-reaching effects on those involved in the industry....

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Using Lasers to Blast Bladder Stones

A look at a surgical alternative to eliminating bladder stones....

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Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

Peril in the pasture...

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Gastric Ulcers

Horses' digestive tracts evolved to adapt to a very different environment than most are living in today. Gastric ulcers are a common result, but early diagnosis and treatment can lead to swift recovery....

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A Vital Skill: Taking Vital Signs

Learn how to take a horse's vital signs and why it's so important to know what's normal in times of illness and injury....

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No Fly Zone

How to choose the right fly mask for your horse....

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