Christy M. West

Christy West has a BS in Equine Science from the University of Kentucky, and an MS in Agricultural Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Articles by: Christy M. West

Kester News Hour: Top Equine Veterinary News of 2010

What would be your pick for the most groundbreaking news in equine veterinary medicine for 2010? Not sure? Find out what three top equine veterinarians deemed the most important news in equine reproduction, lameness, surgery, and medicine in 2010.

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2010’s Top Equine Reproduction Studies (AAEP 2010)

The science of equine reproduction enjoyed many significant advancements in 2010, and these were discussed during the popular Kester News Hour session of the American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 6-10 in Baltimore, Md. Margo L. Macpherson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, associate professor and section chief in Reproduction at the University of Florida, and past president of the

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Avoiding ‘Feed Founder’

There is much about laminitis that is not fully understood, but we know many cases are related to improper nutrition nutrition. Prevention tips include carefully timed pasture turnout to avoid high grass sugars.

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