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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Lexington, Ky. — It is the most common fatal injury of the racing Thoroughbred — catastrophic injury to the fetlock, involving the distal cannon bone and/or the proximal sesamoid bones of the metacarpo/metatarsophalangeal joint, with a rupture of suspensory apparatus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Devastating floods in several Midwest states left most farm animals unscathed, but food shortages and disease still loom as major concerns for farmers and veterinarians in coming months and years.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
When the equestrian events of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games are held Aug. 9-20, the world will see if China has met the numerous challenges facing the successful staging of those events. Concern was raised, even from the beginning of China's Olympic bid, in three main areas:
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Veterinarians often are called upon to help their clients sort out all of the commercial choices available when equine products are being purchased. Equine nutritional products (primarily feeds), vitamin, mineral and other performance supplements and joint-protection products tend to be the three areas where client confusion abounds and veterinary clarification is sought.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Although floodwaters receded along the banks of the Mississippi, the aftermath will continue to be felt for months and even years.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
National Report — The Thoroughbred racing industry, now effectively on notice to bring about serious reforms or look for Congress to do so, appears to be taking strides in that direction.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 28, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
West Odessa, Texas - Horse owners in West Odessa, Texas, are being warned of a telephone scam in which callers contact horse owners to report a strangles outbreak.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 26, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
San Diego - Stephen M. Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, an expert in equine neurology, will deliver the prestigious Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture Dec. 8, during the American Association of Equine Practitioners 54th annual convention in San Diego.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 14, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Elmont, N.Y. - A $17 million, state-of-the-art equine referral hospital near Belmont Park that will serve the New York metropolitan area will open in early September, according to its owners, International Equine Acquisitions Holdings (IEAH), the group that owns 2008 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Baton Rouge, La. - A new book written by a member of the Louisiana State University equine studies team chronicles what is being called the largest equine rescue ever.