What does an equine veterinarian do all day? This video series highlights issues equine veterinarians regularly address in their work, including lameness exams, vaccinations, colic, lacerations, wounds and dental care.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital demonstrates flexion tests.
The art and science of lameness exams
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital explains kissing spine.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital discusses the process of reducing adverse biomechanical forces after a tendon injury diagnosis.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital explains the modern medical treatments and management options for horses with osteoarthritis of the pastern and/or coffin joints.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital gives his expert advice on navicular changes.
Just like humans, your horse's teeth can become infected due to trauma, abnormal wear or old age. If left untreated, dental infections can lead to an abscess.
Colostrum is the first milk that a mare makes to feed her foal. Learn why consumption of an adequate amount of colostrum is critical to the health and well-being of the newborn foal.
Expecting company? Using a foal monitor can help ensure your newborn foal gets a healthy start, while saving you some peace of mind and sleep.
Theresa Dwyer, DVM of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital demonstrates how to collect semen from a stallion using a breeding phantom.
Beau Whitaker, DVM discusses the differences between two treatment options for long term health and athletic soundness: platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and IRAP (interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein).
Joint injections are a fact of life for many performance horses. In this episode, Beau Whitaker, DVM, explains the benefits of coffin joint injections for performance horses.
Welcome to Maryland’s Fair Hill Training Center
Eyes, teeth and joints: Common health problems of older horses
Evaluating an older horse’s body condition
Off-the-track Thoroughbreds undergo digital Coggins testing
Proper wound care sets the stage for healing
Diagnostic imaging aid evaluation of a former race horse’s hock injury
Lameness exam pinpoints a retired race horse’s joint problems
Fall shots and wellness exam
What an endoscopic exam can reveal about respiratory health
Making rounds at Equine Veterinary Care at Fair Hill Training Center