Equine news

Compounded drug may have killed four horses, FDA reports

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 15, 2014

10 horses in Kentucky and Florida affected by EPM treatment; agency is investigating.

Bill backed by walking horse group introduced to counter anti-soring legislation

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 27, 2014

AVMA cites bipartisan support for PAST Act, says new bill just a diversion.

Penn Vet's 'legendary' Dr. Charles Raker dies at 93

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 26, 2014

Longtime equine veterinary surgeon, professor leaves lasting legacy at his alma mater.

New veterinary lab offers PCR testing for equine respiratory virus

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 17, 2014

Equine Diagnostic Solutions received high volume of requests for ERAV testing.

Scott Palmer appointed as New York's first equine veterinary medical director

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 15, 2014

Position created to ensure ethical standards and safety in state?s horse racing industry.

Equine medicine

How veterinarians can maintain peak performance in racehorses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 30, 2014

AAEP guidelines offer clinical direction for veterinarians when treating these premier equine athletes.

Veterinary treatment of glaucoma in your equine patients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 30, 2014

There's no easy fix for this condition, but these tips can help veterinarians diagnose and manage the progression of disease.

Preserving immune function: Fat-soluble vitamins play a key role

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2014

Veterinarians should exercise caution to ensure supplements are provided at proper levels.

Filling the nutrition gap: A veterinary order for supplemented stored forages

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 31, 2014

When horses can't graze on nutrient-rich grass, veterinarians may supplement with fat-soluble vitamins to preserving health and immunity.

New veterinary guidelines: The latest in equine parasite control

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 31, 2014

Changes in parasite biology have inspired the AAEP to reevaluate its control protocols. The following summarizes its new guidelines and details practical recommendations veterinarians can implement.

Equine financial management

Is it time for you to haul equine patients in?


If the day-to-day struggles of an ambulatory equine practice are wearing you down, it may be time to consider building, buying, or renting a haul-in facility.

The changing mixed veterinary practice business landscape


The future of mixed-animal practice will survive if practice owners are willing to compromise with associates.

Guenther's go-to advice for equine veterinary practice management


Nobody knows equine practice management like Jim Guenther. Here are five of his best articles from over the years.

7 money-saving tips to help cover the cost of gas


Use these tips to help your equine practice save money. That extra cash will come in handy as gas prices reach all-time highs this summer.

Equine veterinarians: Sell your veterinary medical records & ride into the sunset


Medical records are worth more than the paper they're printed on. When it's too hard to sell your equine practice outright, consider selling your best asset—your clients.