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Equine placentitis is on the rise

A recent increase in nocardioform placentitis serves as a good reminder to review the best ways to catch this infection early and how to treat it.
Feb 1, 2013

A recent increase in nocardioform placentitis serves as a good reminder for veterinarians to review the best ways to catch this infection early and how to treat it.

Conservancy provides refuge for endangered turtle, tortoise species

Veterinarians, conservationists seek to protect world's most endangered species from extinction.
Jan 21, 2013

Veterinarians, conservationists seek to protect world's most endangered species from extinction.

Bucking the strain of bucked shins

Although fairly prevalent in 2-year-olds, this common inflammatory condition of the cannon bone can affect any Thoroughbred racehorse in training and lead to more serious injury further on in a horse's career.
Jan 1, 2013

Although fairly prevalent in 2-year-olds, this common inflammatory condition of the cannon bone can affect any Thoroughbred racehorse in training and lead to more serious injury further on in a horse's career.

Champion racehorse Paynter recovering well after surgery

Good news for the winning horse that underwent a celiotomy in October.
Dec 1, 2012

Good news for the winning racehorse that underwent a celiotomy in October.

New horse racing rules adopted in New York state

Updated regulations adopted after spike in equine fatalities at Aqueduct Winter Meet in 2011-2012.
Dec 1, 2012

Updated regulations adopted after spike in equine fatalities at Aqueduct Winter Meet in 2011-2012.

Equine colitis: Causes, consequences and management challenges for veterinarians

Strategies on fighting this all-too-common and life-threatening condition in horses.
Nov 1, 2012

Veterinary strategies on fighting this all-too-common and life-threatening condition in horses.

Real-world veterinary experience: AAEP student chapter short courses

AAEP-funded courses on dental and foot care expose veterinary students to practical applications.
Oct 1, 2012

AAEP-funded courses on dental and foot care expose veterinary students to practical applications.

The Jockey Club announces project to identify at-risk racehorses

Sep 1, 2012

In June, The Jockey Club announced plans to develop a statistics-based system that would notify track officials and regulatory veterinarians when a horse that has been entered in a race is facing a heightened risk of injury. The Jockey Club hired Tim Parkin, BSc, BVSc, PhD, DECVPH, MRCVS, University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine, to develop these at-risk protocols, based on the Equine Injury Database (EID). The project is expected to be complete in August 2012.

Senate hearing reveals the realities of doping in horse racing

Committee investigates whether a national set of standards for performance-enhancing medications is a possible solution.
Sep 1, 2012

Committee investigates whether a national set of standards for performance-enhancing medications is a possible solution.

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