Ali Miletic

Articles by Ali Miletic - 20 results

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Health

What is EHM and Should I be Worried?

Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) is an alternative name for a neurologic disease associated with Equine Herpes Virus (EHV).

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Health

Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

This article answers the question surrounding keeping young horses thin to help with soundness later in life, and whether it is accurate or not.

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Health

Equine Melanoma: The Scourge of the Grey Horse

If you have ever owned or been acquainted with older grey horses, you have likely seen a melanoma, a type of cancer, somewhere on its body.

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Nutrition

Activated Carbon: Bogus or Bonus?

Find out if feeding activated carbon supplements can help improve your horse’s health, and if there are any risks associated with feeding them.

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Health

Avoiding Winter Health Woes

Proper management can alleviate the effects and frequency of winter health woes in horses such as colic, breathing issues, weight loss and more.

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Health

Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

Dr. Ali Miletic examines how and when the human medicine approach to treating injuries through the RICE protocol is effective in horses.

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Health

The Latest Treatments for Tendon and Ligament Injuries

All horses are susceptible to ligament and tendon injuries. Those with athletic careers are at a higher risk due to the extra force put on their legs daily

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Health

Dewormer Warning

Veterinarian Ali Miletic warns horse owners to use caution when deworming horses because certain products can be poisonous to other pets.

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Health

Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Everything Warmblood horse breeders need to know about a newly-discovered, fatal, genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

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Health

Treating Hoof Puncture Wounds

Expert advice on what to do and what not to do if you discover a puncture wound in your horse’s hoof, to prevent further damage and ensure proper healing.