Horses with myositis experience rapid, widespread gluteal and epaxial muscle atrophy. Here’s what veterinarians know about about this immune-mediated condition.
Applying shock wave therapy immediately following PRP injection into injured soft-tissue structures might help increase the concentrations of growth factors released from the platelets, researchers found.
When cases are selected appropriately, the complication rate is very low and the prognosis for a full return to work is very good, one veterinarian says.
Draft horses, horses from the Midwest, and those used for farming and ranching or breeding are most at-risk of contracting coronavirus, researchers found.
While removing mares’ ovaries can be successful in remedying aggressive behavior, other estrous behaviors can persist even following surgery.
Manuka honey contains biologically active compounds that appear to help horse wounds heal, particularly hard-to-treat wounds on the lower limbs.
The more data vets have on the injuries Western horses experience, the more they can do to try to rehabilitate or prevent them, one practitioner says.
Upon examination, a painful equine eye might reveal a deeper problem than the more common ulcerated cornea.
Using a targeted probiotic might be an effective way to reduce C. difficile-associated diarrhea in neonatal foals, researchers found.
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