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Using Sedatives – For or Against?

Hear from veterinarians and horse owners about the pros and cons of using sedatives....

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Alberta News: Building Better Athletes

Building Better Athletes with Equine Rehabilitation and Therapy...

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The Baby Vets: Making Babies

Making babies, saving babies: reproduction specialists and a foal ICU are working hard to ensure the next generation have the best chances of survival....

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What are Windpuffs?

Blemishes called "windpuffs" are balloon-like fluid swellings of the deep digital flexor tendon sheath near the back of the fetlocks....

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Solutions for Kissing Spine

For some horses, overriding dorsal spinous processes are associated with pain and behaviour issues, while other affected horses exhibit no signs of discomfort. Horse Sport looks at this frustrating and surprisingly common disease, and some successful...

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New Cells, New Hope

Stem cell research has led to new cells giving new hope to horse owners as an effective tool to repair damaged tendons....

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How Do I Manage Bleeding Wounds?

Melissa McKee, DVM, offers advice on managing bleeding wounds....

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Learn about the fatal genetic disorder Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome....

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Getting it Straight – Foal Limb Surgeries

The debate continues on the merits of foal surgery to enhance the athleticism, soundness and longevity of racing prospects. ...

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Up to Speed on Medication Control

Horse Sport International's resident vet Dr. John Norton discusses the latest changes to the FEI's Equine Prohibited Substances List....

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