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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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Stuck Stifles: Upward Fixation of the Patella

Find out what to do about upward fixation of the patella - the term used to describe a condition in which a ligament hooks over a piece of bone, causing the stifle joint to "lock."...

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Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction

Julia Montgomery, DVM, offers guidance on managing horses with the hormonal disorder pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, widely known as Cushing’s disease....

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Tooth Problems in Older Horses

Find out which dental issues to watch for in senior horses. ...

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Outdoor vs Indoor Boarding

Horse owners and experts discuss the pros and cons of indoor vs outdoor boarding. ...

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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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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A valuable broodmare overcomes a freak accident and surgical complications....

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Does My Horse Have a Hernia?

Could that swelling on your horse’s belly be a hernia? Find out how to recognize and treat them....

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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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Oh, Poo!

Diarrhea happens...but when does it constitute an emergency situation?...

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