Is Your Horse Hurting?

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Veterinarians and owners can use a variety of methods to detect pain in horses As you unlatch the paddock gate, expecting your horse to come running for breakfast, you notice…

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Why Does My Horse Have a Fat Leg?

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5 reasons for swelling, from benign triggers to causes for major concern Your horse’s sleek, strong legs have remained taut and unblemished throughout (and sometimes despite) his athletic pursuits. Then…

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Managing Horse Wounds Without Antibiotics

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As concerns over antibiotic resistance grow, equine veterinarians look for ways to treat wounds without reaching for these powerful drugs. At the 2019 British Equine Veterinary Association Congress, held Sept. 11-14 in…

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Two California Horses Confirmed With Equine Influenza

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On Oct. 11, an attending veterinarian confirmed that two Ventura County horses tested positive for equine influenza. The first, a 2-year-old Warmblood gelding, experienced onset of clinical signs, including coughing,…

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Equine Coronavirus: A Quick Rundown

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Equine coronavirus is a relatively new discovery in equine medicine, but in the time since the first outbreaks were investigated in 2010, veterinarians have increasingly recognized it as a common…

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