Articles - health


Equine Herpes Virus

Dr Joan Norton discusses the cause, treatment and prevention of Equine Herpes Virus-1, the infectious disease which just won't go away....

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Iceberg Injury

How an insignificant-looking cut nearly ended a horse’s life....

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New Horizons in Equine Health: Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is the process of using the body's ability to heal itself by producing living tissues that repair or replace tissue or organ function. Although these biotechnologies are still in their infancy, they are advancing quickly in both...


At Issue: The EHV-1 Threat Part 2

What Canada must do to minimize the risk...

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Neonatal Isoerythrolysis

How a blood type conflict can prove fatal to newborn foals....


Airway Diseases in Horses

Respiratory disease can be debilitating to the horse, and frustrating and expensive for the owner. Recognizing symptoms and initiating treatment early can ensure a quick return to peak form - and the show ring....

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Early Diagnosis of Cartilage Damage

Ontario Veterinary College researcher, Dr. Mark Hurtig, is developing a new non-invasive way to assess cartilage health....

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New Treatment for Navicular Possible

A new procedure is being tested at Tufts University's Cummings School of Medicine to ease a horse's pain and stimulate bone growth,...


New Tools for Assessing Lameness

Cutting-edge technology for pinpointing often elusive unsoundness...


Tooth Problems in Older Horses

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

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