Open Menu Close Menu Open Search Close Search Open Directory Close Directory

Large Animal

Hospital for Large Animals Gives Colt Second Chance at Life

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

On March 1, 2015, Carina Nistico welcomed “Prince” into the world. From the moment the Thoroughbred colt was born, Carina knew he was going to be a special horse. “He had such a silly, curious attitude about him and loved any kind of attention,” she says.

May 2016 Equine Case Challenge

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

  CASE HISTORY: A 12-year-old Quarter Horse mare was on a trail ride when the owner notice a peculiar twisting movement with the left front (LF) limb, but the mare appeared to walk out of… Read More

Ready or Not: Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Whether a natural disaster that requires a region to evacuate, or an incident involving a single barn, it is important to be prepared for all types of emergency situations. Following, find advice from the American… Read More

Teamwork Helps Thoroughbred Seize the Day

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

“Carpe Diem is a bold, athletic horse with opinions of his own, so the reward is huge when we overcome challenges together,” says Sara Florin of her 16-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. “He’s taught me a lot… Read More

Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Poor Performance

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Case Details: A 13-year-old Warmblood gelding, used for three day eventing, was presented to Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of poor performance. Upon physical examination no abnormalities of heart… Read More

EHV-1: How to Prevent and Manage the Infection on Your Farm

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Equine Herpesvirus type 1 associated myeloencephalopathy (EHM) EHV-1 is a common viral infection worldwide that is mostly spread by reactivation of virus in non-symptomatic, latently (silently) infected horses. Although many infections go unrecognized, some are… Read More