Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

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Managing an Equine Medical Emergency

Quality care and rapid response time can mean the difference between life and death for a sick or injured horse.

Although each patient is unique, advanced planning for critical situations can tip the odds in favor of a successful outcome.

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Managing an Equine Medical Emergency

Quality care and rapid response time can mean the difference between life and death for a sick or injured horse.

Although each patient is unique, advanced planning for critical situations can tip the odds in favor of a successful outcome. Jennifer Brown, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, clinical assistant professor in emergency care and equine surgery at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical

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Acupuncture and Pain Relief for Horses

Acupuncture has been shown to be very effective in treating chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders such as lameness. It can also be beneficial for eye problems, colic (although it will not fix a surgical colic), respiratory disorders, anhidrosis

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Better Diagnosis of Bone and Soft Tissue Injuries Through MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive imaging technique that has been used for human diagnosis since the 1980’s but is a relatively new diagnostic tool in treating horses. It provides incredibly sharp and detailed pictures of soft

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