Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS

Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, practices at the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

Articles by: Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS

Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Horse Owners

Continuing education is a euphemism for most of life. We learn as we live. But if life is continuing education, then medical science is the fast track. For equine veterinarians, much of our professional continuing education takes place at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) annual convention, which is highlighted in a supplement that accompanies this issue of The Horse.

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Recurring Splints

On the list of injuries a horse might acquire, “popping a splint” is considered, at most, an inconvenience that requires laying the affected horse off his normal routine. However, when it keeps happening, that little inconvenience can become a major nuisance and perhaps a surgical problem.

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Gelding: Why and When? A Veterinarian Explains

As Funny Cide pursued the Triple Crown, it brought to the fore the question of why some horses are gelded and others are not. Dr. Larry Bramlage, on-call veterinarian for the American Association of Equine Practitioners, shed light on the subject.

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