Having a plan in case of an adverse reaction can help your horse stay comfortable following vaccination.Read More
Erin Ryder is a former news editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care.
Articles by Erin Ryder
We interact with microchips every day–in our computers, telephones, and even our kitchen appliances. But the thought of putting a microchip into a horse can make us uncomfortable. Fear not–veterinarians say microchipping horses is a quick and simple procedure that provides safe, permanent identification. Kevin Owen, DVM, owner of Electronic ID Inc. (the U.S. ditributor for DestrRead More
Regenerative medicine (stem cell therapy) might make the idea of “Horse, heal thyself,” a real possibility. This was the topic at the first North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference in 2010.Read More
Dr. Claire Latimer of the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital discusses veterinary ophthalmology, signs of eye problems, and treatment strategies.Read More
An anonymous donor picked up the tab to rescue a horse from a sandbar in the middle of the fast-moving Gila River five days after the animal was stranded there when its rider attempted to cross the water, the Arizona Republic reported.Read More
Long-term veterinary outreach projects are in the works to aid Haiti’s equine population, said Jay Merriam, DVM, of Massachusetts Equine Clinic, in Uxbridge, Mass., who deployed with Humane Society International in the wake of January’sRead More
A meeting for equine veterinarians to be held May 28-29 in Debrecen, Hungary, will serve as a platform to bring education to veterinarians in surrounding countries in Middle and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, SerbiRead More
Equitarian efforts have been under way for decades but are benefiting from new emphasis by the AAEP.Read More
Participants in a Feb. 9 conference organized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) sanctioned aggressive riding, including that which results in hyperflexion of the horse’s neck.
“The group redefinedRead More
Stallion owners are asked to participate in a voluntary surveillance test effort for contagious equine metritis (CEM) in order to help animal health authorities collect accurate information on the presence (or absence) of the disease in the United States. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s veterinary services program has set a goal of 3,000 participants in this iRead More