Fire at San Luis Rey Training Center: A day of tragedy and heroism
Nearly 500 horses were on site when a California wildfire hit the property. Equine veterinarian Dr. Chuck Jenkins saw the disaster firsthandand helped save as many lives as possible.
AAEP goings-on: A passing of the baton and the bestowing of awards
Equine veterinary association sees transition in leadership, recognizes those who have contributed to the profession.
A strong veterinarian-farrier relationship is just plain horse sense
Collaborative partnerships between equine veterinarians and farriers support healthier hooves and horses.
John the champion roping horse recovers from botulism with help from UC Davis
After spending 26 days at the university for treatment, and many more months of recovery, the horse is back to his champion roping ways.
Two studies focus on gastric ulcer treatments in horses
One veterinary investigation warns against compounded omeprazole; the other shows a positive effect for a polysaccharide blend.
UC Davis researcher provides the latest on equine coronavirus
Once thought to occur only in foals, these viral infections in adults have been increasingly reported.
Back Office Blunders
Based on true tales of unusual client interactions in the exam room (and beyond).
Beasts of emotional burden
The founders of Horses for Heroes Cowboy Up! program think a four-letter problem like PTSD calls for a four-legged solution. Heres how theyre helping veterans transition from wounded warriors to successful civilians.
9 apps for on-the-go equine practitioners
Ambulatory practitioners have so much cool tech at their fingertips now, its a shame not to use it. Heres what we use in our practice.
ASPCA pet insurance provider announces new plan for companion horses
Crum & Forster sells inaugural policy for rescued miniature horse Kachina.
UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table
No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.
UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses
Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.
Identifying a better equine ID method
Veterinarians and equine experts sound off on ideas for a better way to protect American horses from theft and disease outbreaks. (Hint: It's microchips.)
Dystocia in the mare: Manipulating a better outcome
When a foals improper placement is interfering with delivery, the practitioners success hinges on accurate determination of the cause and swift, appropriate intervention.
Equine ophthalmology for kids
Derrick the Jumping Horse Has Eye Surgery is a childrens book with its hooves planted in reality and a desire to encourage readers to discover their true purpose.
Veterinarian charged with plot to drug horses before races
Kyle James Hebert allegedly schemed to influence race outcomes by doping horses with frog juice.
Save Californias injured racehorses
Veterinarians are helping a California nonprofit put retired racehorses out to pastureor back to work in new leisure careers.
Arizona animal massage therapists win lawsuit against veterinary board
Licensure is no longer a requirement to practice animal massage in the state.
Mind Over Miller: The longest running college prank in history?
In his latest book, Dr. Miller tells how pre-TV days inspired home-grown entertainment in the form of practical jokes.
Meconium aspiration syndrome in foals
When a foal becomes hypoxic in utero, a vicious cycle can ensue. Heres a look at meconium aspiration syndrome prevalence and treatment in foals, as well as learnings from other species.
Trump memorandum puts final horse soring rule in limbo
Regulatory freeze means rule has yet to be entered into Federal Register, the last step in making it official.
Final horse soring rule could lead to legal action
Some applaud USDAs final ruling on safeguards against soring. Organizations in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry threaten legal action.
Henry Schein helps raise $10,000 to support equine veterinary education
Veterinary industry distributor joins Zoetis and Neogen to match contributions from attendees at 62nd annual AAEP convention.
Gallop out of the Iron Age
Running shoes for horses? Giddy up.
New equine PET scan program at UC Davis proving successful
School one of the first to offer equine PET scans since machine's arrival in August.
PRN Pharmacal acquires VPL; Bimeda and Ceva announce agreement on equine
Acquiring companies seek to expand veterinary reach by increasing product portfolios.
Virginia Tech's equine center installs high-definition CT machine
Pegaso scanner reported to be first of its kind on the East Coast.
Equine show location gallops to new home
The American Royal, begun as the National Hereford Show in 1899, will hop state lines for a bigger, better facility for its horse and livestock shows, rodeos and agricultural education center.
Missouri veterinary team tackles the case of the foal with no mother
Reproduction expert uses hormones and technique to convince retired mare to act as mother to foal rejected by biological dam.
Internet: Can goats be the new dogs, please??
New research out of the UK highlights goats' cognitive abilities and the internet collectively freaks out at the thought of goats becoming man's brand new bestie.
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