Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM

Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is professor and chair of large animal clinical sciences at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, in Gainesville.

Articles by: Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM

Understanding Rain Rot

Management Changes for Older PPID Horses

Senior horses with PPID need careful monitoring and preventive care because of equine Cushing’s effects on immunity, exercise tolerance, thermoregulation, and wound healing.

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New Research Sheds Light on Tendon Injuries in Old Horses

Bute for Old Bones

My vet wants my 38-year-old on phenylbutazone forever. Is there anything else that could help him, with no side effects?

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Loose Stools in Old Age

My old gelding is generally healthy, but lately he developed loose stools. Is there something I’m missing?

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Seeking an Expert

We live in the age of instant and abundant information. Today’s horse owners and enthusiasts are extremely well-informed and have high expectations for the medical care of their animals. As a result, it is not uncommon when a horse develops a

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