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Equine News
Renowned equine veterinarian dies
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Byars made significant contributions to the health and welfare of horses during his career in veterinary medicine.
Compounded drug may have killed four horses, FDA reports
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10 horses in Kentucky and Florida affected by EPM treatment; agency is investigating.
Bill backed by walking horse group introduced to counter anti-soring legislation
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AVMA cites bipartisan support for PAST Act, says new bill just a diversion.
Equine Medicine
Veterinary treatment of glaucoma in your equine patients
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There's no easy fix for this condition, but these tips can help veterinarians diagnose and manage the progression of disease.
How veterinarians can maintain peak performance in racehorses
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AAEP guidelines offer clinical direction for veterinarians when treating these premier equine athletes.
New veterinary guidelines: The latest in equine parasite control
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Changes in parasite biology have inspired the AAEP to reevaluate its control protocols. The following summarizes its new guidelines and details practical recommendations veterinarians can implement.
Equine Financial Management
Is it time for you to haul equine patients in?
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If the day-to-day struggles of an ambulatory equine practice are wearing you down, it may be time to consider building, buying, or renting a haul-in facility.
The changing mixed veterinary practice business landscape
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The future of mixed-animal practice will survive if practice owners are willing to compromise with associates.
Guenther's go-to advice for equine veterinary practice management
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Nobody knows equine practice management like Jim Guenther. Here are five of his best articles from over the years.
Equine proceedings from CVC
Foal diarrhea: causes, diagnosis and treatment (Proceedings)
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Diarrhea is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in foals. Numerous noninfectious and infectious agents are responsible for enterocolitis and enteritis in the newborn foal.
The neurologic examination: the forebrain (Proceedings)
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One of the critical functions of the reticular formation of the brainstem is activation of the cerebral cortex for the awake state. This component of the formation, known as the ascending reticular activating system (ARAS), is an ill-defined meshwork of cells concentrated in the rostral brainstem that receives afferent input from all parts of the CNS and projects excitatory stimuli cortically.
Equine neonatal sepsis: treatment (Proceedings)
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If the foal is less than 12 hours, it can be given 1-3 liters of high quality (sp gr > 1.090) colostrum. (Frozen colostrum should be thawed in warm water, rather than the microwave. Ideally colostrum should be < 12 months old).
EPM: including updated diagnostics (Proceedings)
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Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a common neurological disease of horses in the Americas. Horses with EPM most commonly have abnormalities of gait but also may present with signs of brain disease.
Endometritis update (Proceedings)
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Endometritis is the most common infectious pathologic condition affecting the uterus in brood mares. Pathologic endometritis is an abnormal extension of a physiologic process. In the pathologic form excessive inflammation of the endometrium occurs and then persists.

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