Study horses treated with full-limb casts had a fivefold greater risk of developing laminitis.
One researcher described how to evaluate horses’ feet, legs, and gaits for potential soundness or lameness.
Researchers reported success with inducing ovulation in winter anestrous mares via a new hormone therapy.
Electroacupuncture-treated horses exhibited a significantly deeper depth of anesthesia compared to controls.
Veterinarians can prescribe aquatic therapy in the form of swimming pools or underwater treadmills.
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.
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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