Kenneth Marcella, DVM
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2008
The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH), based in Norfolk, England, has long dealt primarily with cases of neglected and starved horses, but now there is a newer issue facing this organization.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2008
Dr. H, a recent graduate, was attending the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) meeting in Orlando, Fla., this past December. While standing in the convention-center lobby waiting for a lecture to begin, he noticed three older veterinarians over in a nearby corner engaged in serious discussion. He recognized all three as leading lameness experts and well-respected practitioners.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2008
For most of the country, the wind blows and the snow swirls. It is not quite foaling season, too early for breeding and, except for those clients chasing points and heading to warmer weather competitions, things are relatively quiet for most equine practitioners.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2007
For most adolescents it was a rite of passage. Signed and decorated by their friends, it was that itchy, white-plaster cast on his/her wrist, arm or ankle. It may have been acquired from a bike, skateboard or skiing mishap, a sports injury from football or hockey or just a fall on the ice.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2007
The SEEN program's first objective is ... education.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2006
It is interesting that the very best thing that you can do to become better at recognizing and diagnosing lameness in horses may also be the best thing that you can do for your business. Dr. Colin Burrows, executive director of The North American Veterinary Conference, wrote a piece on marketing strategy in the July issue of the NAVC Clinician's Brief.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2006
Analysis is important, but it's still critical to get out to watch horses move.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2006
Slightly hypertonic water will stimulate the thirst center, impelling a horse to drink more overall water.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2006
Wrmblood horses have proliferated dramatically in the last several years in North America. Increases in importation and breeding numbers have led to this surge in popularity. These Hanoverians, Holsteiners, Trakehners, Oldenbergs, Selle Francais, Dutch Warmbloods, Swedish Warmbloods, Irish crossbreeds and others are being used with increasing regularity in the dressage and jumper rings where their size, power and agility is sought and admired.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2006
Stifle injuries should be treated like tendon or ligament injuries in other areas of the horse.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2006
Much of the focus and effort put forth on breeding farms this spring will center on mares and the various reproductive problems that they experience. Stallions are often given minimal attention other than bacterial cultures and examination of early season ejaculates unless there are unusually high numbers of return "open" mares or evidence of serious problems.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2004
As we move into the heart of the show season, temperatures and humidity in many parts of the country are on the rise. Replacement of fluid and electrolyte losses in the exercising horse becomes critical ...
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2004
For some practices that future may be now and the switch to this new system will allow you to take better images, provide a better service to your clients and make a profit.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2004
If there is any truth to the idea that after a while owners start to look like their pets, then many horsemen and women need to go on a diet.