Ride Along With The Veterinarian—Charles C.M. Arensberg, VMD | Coggins

Off-the-track Thoroughbreds undergo digital Coggins testing READ MORE

A dietary cure for OCD?

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc Feeding practices may help heal minor bone lesions READ MORE

A case for cold storage

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc A new study suggests that the way manure samples are stored can have a significant impact on the accuracy of fecal egg counts. Fecal egg counts, which indicate a horse’s parasite... READ MORE

Subtle signs of eye trouble

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM A weepy, grossly swollen eye is a sure sign that something is amiss, but ocular problems in horses are not always so obvious. In fact, some of the more serious eye conditions, such as uveitis0,... READ MORE

Ride Along With The Veterinarian—Charles C.M. Arensberg, VMD | Hock Injury

Diagnostic imaging aid evaluation of a former race horse’s hock injury READ MORE

Finding the cause of tail rubbing

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM The clump of long chestnut hairs on the stall wall was a mystery, until you saw the top of your horse’s tail. He’s been rubbing it raw against the wall, but why? The simple answer is... READ MORE

Q & A: Understanding glucosamine

Question: In "Exercise and Arthritis" (Consultants, EQUUS 464) a letter from a reader solicited advice for managing her arthritic horse; the letter writer stated that the horse in... READ MORE

Ride Along With The Veterinarian—Charles C.M. Arensberg, VMD | Retired Racehorse Lameness

Lameness exam pinpoints a retired race horse’s joint problems READ MORE

5 facts about dogs and deworming

by Heather Smith Thomas Routine fecal examinations and regular heartworm preventatives are the primary steps of controlling internal parasites in your dog. Here are some basic facts you may not know. READ MORE

When to worry about coughs

by Heather Smith Thomas Sometimes coughing is harmless, but it may be the first sign of serious trouble. Here’s how to tell the difference. READ MORE

The power of one

by Hope Ellis-Ashburn An owner’s search for ways to keep her “suddenly single” mare from becoming lonely leads to a surprising realization. READ MORE

Challenges of Cushing’s diagnosis

Q: I live in Canada, and I own four horses ranging from 6 to 25 years old. By late spring last year, they had all shed their winter hair and had beautiful slick coats, except for my... READ MORE

Eating on the go aids weight loss

by Christine Barakat Australian researchers have developed a feeding system that helps horses lose weight by adding exercise to mealtime.  The “dynamic feeder” is designed to compel horses to walk... READ MORE

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