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    Ophthalmic Emergencies: When is a goopy eye more than just a mild irritation?

Ophthalmic Emergencies: When is a goopy eye more than just a mild irritation?

By Dr. Allison Hartman

As a prey species, horse evolved to have their eyes located on the side of their head to attain a wider field of vision.  While this helps them to better identify potential dangers (mountain lions, bikers, plastic grocery bags, etc) it also predisposes them to injuries specific to their eyes and […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Ask A Vet, Blog, ER, Ophthalmic|0 Comments|

Lacerations- When do you need to call the veterinarian?

 

By Dr. Shane Baird

As horse injuries go, cuts, scrapes, and bruises of all shapes and sizes are common – the challenge is learning when veterinary intervention is required.

Is There Joint Involvement?

One of the most critical factors for laceration severity is the location of the laceration.  A solid “rule” to keep in mind is that […]

Equine Metabolic Syndrome and all it Entails

By Dr. Allison Hartman

 

Laminitis has been a bane of horseman and farriers since the horse was first domesticated.  As our medical knowledge and diagnostic abilities have evolved, so has our understanding of the contributing factors of this disease process, including Equine Metabolic Syndrome.  Equine Metabolic Syndrome is a term that’s been thrown around the […]

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    The Pre- Purchase Exam- Should You have Radiographs or Ultrasounds Taken?

The Pre- Purchase Exam- Should You have Radiographs or Ultrasounds Taken?

By Dr. Shane Baird

After weeks of searching, you have finally found the right horse.  He’s everything you’ve ever wanted.    What now?

A veterinary pre-purchase exam should be the next thing on your mind!  At a minimum, an active and passive exam by an equine veterinarian should be performed prior to purchase, but what about additional […]

How and Why Does Acupuncture Work?

Does Acupuncture actually work? If so, how? Read this month's blog to get a primer on how and why acupuncture works in the body, and how it can help your horse.
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    Chiropractic Case Study: 16 year old Quarter Horse with Arthritic Hocks

Chiropractic Case Study: 16 year old Quarter Horse with Arthritic Hocks

Integration of traditional veterinary medicine with chiropractic and massage brings a willingness to work and comfort back to a horse with arthritic hocks.
By |June 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Ultrasound Imaging and Horse Health

With the advent of small portable units, ultrasound imaging can be easily be done stall-side for diagnosis and treatment of issues from lameness to cardiac insufficiency. Learn more about the applications of ultrasound and why it's often our imaging modality of choice.
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    Management of the horse with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

Management of the horse with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

If you've read Part 1 and Part 2 of our EGUS series, you now know how to recognize horses afflicted with EGUS and also the proven therapeutic methods used to treat such horses. This begs the question, how do we manage these ulcer patients?
By |March 14th, 2017|Blog, Colic, EGUS|0 Comments|

So You Want to Breed Your Mare

Do you have a mare that you've considered breeding? Breeding season is almost here - find out what questions you should be asking before you start the process.
By |February 15th, 2017|Blog, Reproduction|0 Comments|
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    Common (Proven) Treatment Methods of horses with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

Common (Proven) Treatment Methods of horses with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

Does your horse suffer from EGUS? There are a variety of treatment options you can consider.
By |January 27th, 2017|Blog, EGUS|0 Comments|