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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

Seeing Red: Reminder About Red Maple Toxicity

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

The bright colors and fallen leaves of autumn are beautiful to look at, which makes for great riding excursions. But they also bring a potentially fatal danger to horses. The leaves and bark of the… Read More

Guidelines For Safely Trailering Your Horse

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

HAVE THE TRAILER IN GOOD REPAIR Making sure your trailer is in good shape will not only ensure the safety of your horse, but also the life of the trailer. Be sure to complete the… Read More

Hospital for Large Animals Helps Eq Horse Back on His Feet

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

For many, a horse is like a family member. So when April Renzella’s Dutch Warmblood, Tabor, required navicular bursa surgery, she relied on the clinicians and staff at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center to bring her precious Tabor home safe and sound.