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Unbroken

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Thanks to recent veterinary advances, leg fractures in horses don’t have to be life-threatening—or even career-ending.

X-Ray of a horse leg fracture before it was repaired at Tufts Equine Center

Could Your Barn Be Harming Your Horse’s Health?

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Air in the barn can get rather stale—particularly in the wintertime—which can negatively impact a horse’s respiratory system. Improve ventilation in your barn to protect your horse’s health.

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.

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