Author's Articles

USEF to require microchips for some events

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
By the fall of 2018, horses competing in the hunter/jumper, jumper and equitation divisions must be ID microchips. READ MORE


Encouraging findings about long-distance transport

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
New research shows that horses transported long distances with a commercial shipping company had low risk of associated health problems. READ MORE


Combination dewormer approved for pregnant mares

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Quest Plus Gel for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares. Quest Plus is a combination deworming product containing... READ MORE


USEF to require microchips for some events

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
By the fall of 2018, horses competing in the hunter/jumper, jumper and equitation divisions of United States Equestrian Federation-recognized events must be microchipped for identification purposes. READ MORE


Encouraging findings about long-distance transport

by Christine Barakat
A large-scale study of horses transported long distances with a commercial shipping company found a low risk of associated health problems. READ MORE


First U.S. case of equine Chagas disease

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
A protozoal infection previously seen only in Mexico, South America and Central America has been detected in a horse in Texas. READ MORE


A genetic component of equine personality identified

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
Researchers in Japan are close to identifying a gene that may make some horses easier to handle than others. READ MORE


How horses read human emotions

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
Research shows that horses recognize and react to human emotions expressed by facial cues alone. READ MORE


Spotting signs of equine depression

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
A growing body of research suggests that horses can enter a depression-like state as a reaction to their environment or chronic pain. READ MORE


Surgical repair techniques of neck fractures show promise

by Christine Barakat
French researchers report success in treating fractured equine neck vertebrae using surgical repair techniques commonly reserved for mending limb fractures. A recently published paper... READ MORE


Equine metabolic syndrome may adversely affect harvested stem cells

by Christine Barakat
Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) may reduce the viability of stem cells harvested from the fat tissue of affected horses, according to research from Poland and Germany. Stem cells isolated... READ MORE


Combination dewormer approved for pregnant mares

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Quest Plus Gel for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares. READ MORE


Pain relief as a diagnostic tool

by Christine Barakat
Survey shows that many veterinarians use pain-relieving medications to help diagnose colic. READ MORE


A noninvasive fix for esophageal strictures

by Christine Barakat
A simple, nonsurgical procedure can successfully treat a common aftereffect of choke. READ MORE


When horses come in from the cold

by Christine Barakat
How a horse responds to winter weather may have more to do with his individual makeup than his breed or body type. READ MORE


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