Articles - health


“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....


Combating Stress in Equine Athletes

Ways to reduce stress for Thoroughbred racehorses....


At Issue: The EHV-1 Threat Part 2

What Canada must do to minimize the risk...

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Common Equine Meds and their Risks

What do these common equine medications do and what are the risks?...


Adaptation and Conditioning of the Musculoskeletal System

Optimal performance in the racehorse is dependent on the healthy functioning of all the components of the musculoskeletal system....

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Winter Care for “Delicate” Horses

Winter can be tough on senior horses and other hard keepers. Get tips on how to get them through comfortably....

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Grinding to a Halt

No matter what you call it, exertional rhabdomyolysis (a.k.a. tying up) can be an alarming condition....


The Big “C”

Sun damage in horses can range from a simple case of sunburn to deadly skin cancers....

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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....


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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