Christine Barakat with Mick McCluskey

old hairy horse
Diagnosis and treatment of PPID compared
Approaches to diagnosing and managing pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) are fairly consistent...
Foal loss
Reasons for foal loss studied
The reasons for equine miscarriage are often elusive.
Causes of surgical site infections unclear
Bacteria are not always the culprits in post-colic surgery infections at the incision site.
horse itching himself
Vaccine against sweet itch shows promise
A new way to prevent insect bite hypersensitivity is in the works.
Horses and people
Do veterinarians make horses nervous?
A well-known phenomenon in human medicine known as “white coat hypertension”—when anxiety related to...
A mare and foal standing in a field
A surprising reason for foal rejection
Researchers may soon be able to explain why some mares reject their offspring.
A horse on a surgery table with two veterinarians preparing for surgery.
The risk of eye injury during surgery
Researchers discover that eye injuries are surprisingly common among horses who undergo general anesthesia.
Genetic disorder in Arabians investigated
New research shows that juvenile idiopathic epilepsy (JIE) is not genetically related to lavender foal...
Surgical solutions for PPID in horses?
Surgery could offer a long-lasting fix for the hormonal condition, says one Canadian researcher.
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Antiviral drug shows promise against EHV-1
A new study shows that the antiviral drug valacyclovir can significantly reduce the severity of neurological...
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Positive prognosis for one type of poll injury
Researchers found that surgery resulted in improved outcomes in horses with an inflammatory injury to...
A woman longing a bay horse
When dominant body language can backfire when working with horses
Taking more submissive body postures when working with horses can be more helpful in certain situations.
A opossum on a tree branch
EPM organisms are hard to avoid
New study confirms that many American horses are exposed to the organisms that cause equine protozoal...
hooves working
Hard footing increases injury risk
Study confirms association between training on hard footing and musculoskeletal injuries.
horse cough
Stall-side test for respiratory infection
New research shows that a simple stall-side blood test can determine whether a horse’s cough is caused...
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