Equine Vital Card
Knowing your horse’s normal vital signs is essential. Being familiar with them can help you to determine if he is not feeling well, is distressed, or during exercise whether he has reached his limit or is appropriately cooled down. Help keep track of your horse’s vitals and what is normal with our printable vital card.
- Cummings School
In This Issue:
- Clinical Case Challenge – A 14 year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding presented for the evaluation of bilateral (both-sided) forelimb laminitis, first diagnosed by the attending veterinarian two months earlier. Read on for the answers and further detail.
- VetPD to Return for EMS/PPID Course. After a successful conference in April, VetPD will be back at the Cummings School Campus in the fall to deliver a groundbreaking course on Determining the cause of Laminitis—A Practical Approach to Diagnosing & Managing EMS/PPID Cases. The Hospital for Large Animals’ Dr. Nick Frank and Dr. Melissa Restifo will be featured clinicians. October 24-25, 2015 – Register Now.
- Featured Clinical Study – Regional Limb Perfusion of Gadolinium Contrast Material in Equine MRI
We Want Your Input
We are in the midst of developing for our winter lecture series exclusively for area DVMs and we want to know…what would you like to learn about? Send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our annual open house at Cummings School’s campus, set for September 20 at the Cummings School campus. This is a great family event with activities for kids of all ages as well as adults, plus a chance to explore the campus, mingle with our faculty clinicians, and more! Check out this year’s list of activities.
The Results are In
Have you heard the news? The 2015 American Horse Publications (AHP) Equine Industry Survey is complete and preliminary results paint a positive picture for both veterinarians and the industry.
Over 11,000 horse owners weighed in on topics ranging from vaccinations and deworming to the industry’s biggest challenges.
It’s Hot Outside
In these dog days of summer, it is essential for horse owners to keep a watchful eye on their animal’s vital signs to ensure that they are healthy and happy. Make sure your clients know what is normal and what is not with this printable vital card.
This article appeared in the August 2015 issue of our email newsletter – Progress Notes. Sign up for the newsletter and receive information on timely topics featuring our experts at Hospital for Large Animals.