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Equine Veterinary Simulators at the University of Calgary

Dr. Emma Read of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has developed an equine veterinary body simulator to help students learn different procedures. ...

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6 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Horse

Find out which gross and potentially fatal diseases you can get from your horse, and how to avoid them....

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The Glanders Menace

This deadly and tenacious multi-species disease continues to pop up around the planet....

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Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome

Is there hope for a cure?...

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Navicular Syndrome: Using New Technology to Unlock the Secrets of this Complex Lameness

Improved diagnostic techniques offer veterinarians a clearer view of this complex, debilitating disease. As a result, they will be able to provide more accurate prognoses, and develop better treatment and management plans for horse owners. ...

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How Can I Tell that my Horse has a Gastric Ulcer?

Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Fernando J. Marqués, DVM, explains what causes gastric ulcers and how to prevent them....

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The Regenerative Wavelength

While the scientific jury is still out on the efficiency of laser therapy for equines, many swear by it to speed the healing of fractures, suspensory tears, tendon injuries, osteoarthritis, and musculoskeletal injuries....

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The Baby Vets: Making Babies

Making babies, saving babies: reproduction specialists and a foal ICU are working hard to ensure the next generation have the best chances of survival....

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Why Vaccinate?

Find out what vaccinations are necessary and which ones are optional for your circumstances....

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Separating the “Boys” from the Boys

Find out when, why, and how stallions are castrated, with advice on proper handling and aftercare. Also learn why some horse owners opt to 'spay' their mares....

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