Articles - health

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Getting Inside the Gut

Experts at the Ontario Veterinary College are looking for better ways to diagnose gastrointestinal tract problems. ...


Performance-Suppressing Drugs: The Dangers of Medicating

How do Performance Suppressing medications affect our horses?...

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Reducing Weaning Stress

Our managed systems have exacerbated this already stressful event, putting foals at risk of lifelong physiological and psychological problems. Some simple procedures can help make the process as painless as possible for both mare and foal....

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A Review of Lesser Known Bodywork Therapies

Discover the benefits of healing touch for horses....


What is Strangles?

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this highly contagious respiratory disease. ...


The Musculoskeletal System

Development, adaptation, and conditioning...


The Changing Face of Laminitis

New research and more educated owners have resulted in many changes in the way this devastating disease is triggered and treated....


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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Bouncing Back from Bowed Tendons

With careful treatment and rehabilitation, a tendon injury isn’t always the end of the road for performance....


Dewormer Warning

Use caution when deworming horses because certain products can be poisonous to other pets....

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