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Elmer Bandit Euthanized

National competitive trail mileage record holder Elmer Bandit, 38, passed away Feb. 14 in the pasture of his longtime boarding stable, surrounded by several friends

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Equine Herpesvirus Overview

You don’t know which horse is carrying herpesvirus, or when the virus might again become contagious. Learn more about EHV in this overview. Sponsored by

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Herpesvirus Biosecurity

Strategies for prevention of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM, neurologic equine herpesvirus) are the same as those for preventing any EHV-1 infection. Sponsored by Fort Dodge

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CL Davis Foundation

The C.L. Davis Foundation for the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology is a 501(c)(3) organization. According to the organization’s Web site (www.cldavis.org), the Foundation

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Herpesvirus Controversies

What are the areas of disagreement on, or incomplete understanding of, the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1? Sponsored by Fort Dodge Animal Health

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Herpesvirus Multiple Outbreaks

Maureen Long, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, associate professor in the department of infectious diseases and pathology at the University of Florida, spoke during the seminar

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Immunity and EHM

One of the biggest debates raging about equine herpesvirus meyloencephalopathy (EHM, the neurologic form of EHV-1) is whether there is a single mutant strain that

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Reproductive System

A handy guide to the male and female reproductive tracts. Sponsored by the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT), Classic Medical, OCD Equine, and

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Circulatory/Respiratory Systems

Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory and respiratory systems, which work together to fuel the horse’s body with oxygen. Also covers common problems such as

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Joints

Learn about the different types of joints in the horse’s body, how they work, and what problems commonly affect them. Sponsored by the American Association

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Digestive System

Form and function of the equine digestive system. Understanding the equine digestive system can make your horse healthier and give you fewer worries about gastric

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Underweight and Overactive

Sometimes it’s challenging to keep weight on a horse. A hyperactive horse might burn off too many calories to stay in optimum body condition, while an

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