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All Hands on Deck

Monday, August 24th, 2020

A full collaboration between Travis’s owner, primary care veterinarian, and Tufts Equine Center ends in a successful outcome

Rachell Perkins sitting on a fence with her horse, Travis, who is an Appaloosa, next to her.

That Strange Stepping by War of Will

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The Preakness winner has stringhalt, but what does that mean for the racehorse’s participation in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes?
Thoroughbred racehorse War of Will handily won the Preakness Stakes on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, but many racing fans were concerned by video footage that surfaced later on social media. Shortly after the race, the bay colt was caught walking back to the stables with a strange hitch in his step.

Power Up

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Like people, an equine athlete’s core strength helps to not only prevent injury while increasing training levels but also in recovery from injuries as well.

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.

Tufts launches new facilities for pets, owners

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

This feature focuses on the renovations to the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals and completion of the Equine Sports Medicine Complex at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. It includes comments from Virginia Rentko, Kirsten Bubeck and Michael Kowaleski.

Back in the Saddle

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

A new world-class sports medicine complex at Cummings School keeps equine athletes at the top of their game

José M. García-López and Kirstin Bubeck

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