Do You Know How to Choose Equine Nutritional Supplements?

How can you wade through the flood of nutritional supplements to find one that will actually help your horse? We've got some guidance for you.

Adequan vs Legend vs Oral Joint supps

What are joint injections? Are they better than joint supplements? When should have you have your horse on either? Find out the skinny on Adequan, Legend, and oral joint supplements.
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    The Importance of Dental Exams – Straight From the Horses’ Mouth

The Importance of Dental Exams – Straight From the Horses’ Mouth

Young or old, every horse should receive a regular dental examination. Examination can occur without actually “working on the teeth,” i.e. floating. Changes or abnormalities that occur as a youngster can be amplified over the years if they are not tended to, causing significant issues as an adult or geriatric.

Biosecurity – Are You Doing It?

Biosecurity is anything that we do to protect a population (in this case, horses) against harmful biological substances. In the horse world, these are preventative measures we take to limit and minimize the spread of disease. What is your biosecurity plan?
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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?

When is an injury an emergency? When it comes to the eye, better safe than sorry.
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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 […]

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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.
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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.
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