Equine

Trainers, veterinarians indicted for giving racehorses performance-enhancing drugs

Charges have been filed against 27 individuals in the $100 billion global horse racing industry.

Boehringer Ingelheim awards five veterinarians with equine research funds

Five researchers will each receive $15,000 to continue their investigations on respiratory conditions in horses.

Strangles: Identifying the chronic shedder

Clients are often quick to place blame on the new horse for introducing strangles to a herd, but veterinarians who provide appropriate client education can control the pandemonium before it begins.

Florida names new interim veterinary school dean

A 1995 alumna and staff member since 2002, Dana Zimmel, DVM, will serve as interim dean at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Hay is for horses, but what if it leads to asthma?

Research has shown that reducing dust and mold exposure from hay may help combat inflammatory airway disease and improve performance in racehorses. We talk with researchers who are studying this problem.

dvm360 product report: Handheld ultrasound, microbiome supplement, speech-to-text system and more

Heres our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.