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Rescue Travels Hundreds of Miles for Expert Care

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

When Benny, a nine-year-old donkey, arrived at a farm animal sanctuary, he quickly became one of the most well-loved animals onsite. But soon after arriving, concerns started growing about his health.

Equine Clinical Case challenge: Acute Neck Stiffness

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

A 13-year-old Thoroughbred gelding used for eventing presented with acute neck stiffness after a fall. He was reluctant to actively bend the cranial aspect of his neck to either direction.

IRAP Therapy from A to Z

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. While it is incurable, there are effective treatments available to reduce inflammation and pain associated with the disease.

Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Compulsive Head-Shaking

Friday, October 27th, 2017

History An 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was presented for evaluation of compulsive head-shaking and spooking when asked to move to his right. The referring veterinarian had attempted treatment with cyproheptadine and melatonin with no improvement in… Read More

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Coming into Focus: How Do Horses See?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

With horses, vision is particularly important, as we expect them to carry us safely and perform tasks like navigating jumps.