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Grandin Discusses Animal Welfare at LSU

Temple Grandin, PhD, was the featured speaker at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) on Jan. 26 when she gave her presentation entitled, “Animals and Autism.” She discussed proper handling of large animals, including horses, and how her autism helps her understand how animals think.

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The Non-Pregnant Mare: 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction Recap

The 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction July 26-30 at the University of Kentucky was presented in four sessions: the non-pregnant mare, the stallion, conception and early development, and the pregnant mare and perinatology. Dale Paccamonti, DVM, Dipl. ACT, professor and head of the department of veterinary clinical sciences, school of veterinary medicine at Louisiana State Un

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Horseback Riding Survey Shows Many Don’t Wear Helmets

A recent University of Kentucky (UK) HealthCare survey found that 60% of Kentucky horseback riding respondents did not wear any safety apparel the last time they went riding. “Many riders who have been injured say that they feel that those injuries were preventable,” said Fernanda Camargo, DMV, PhD, equine extension professor at UK. “Wearing a helmet and paying atte

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Basic Conditioning of the Equine Athlete

Basic conditioning of the equine athlete involves consideration of the event in which the horse will be competing, the level of competition that you expect the horse to achieve, the time you have in which to condition the horse, and the horse’s previous conditioning for the event. The goal of any basic conditioning program is to enhance the psychological and the physical respo

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