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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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The Aliens Inside

Your horse's health depends greatly on the health of microscopic organisms that reside in his gastrointestinal tract. ...

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Weight Watching

How to determine the ideal weight for your horse for health and soundness....

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Using Lasers to Blast Bladder Stones

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

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Joint Medication of the Future

Researchers are working to improve joint medications....

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What is Stringhalt?

Stringhalt (also called springhalt) is an affliction involving spasms of one or both hind limbs which presents as abnormal, exaggerated flexion of the hocks. ...

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Equine First Aid Kit Essentials

Our comprehensive first aid kit includes everything you could ever need for any kind of barn emergency....

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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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A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Learn how to increase your horse's odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear....

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Fighting Horse Show Epidemics

Understanding how horses contact one another in a show environment leads to an improved understanding of disease prevention. ...

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