AAEP Convention 2019
Coverage from the 65th annual American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Convention in Denver, Colorado
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by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Jul 13, 2020
Study: This corticosteroid was effective for treating horses with asthma and produced fewer side effects than current options.Read More
Antimicrobial-Impregnated Gauze Helps Equine Wounds Heal
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | May 12, 2020
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Using Stride Parameters to Prevent Racing Injuries
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Apr 1, 2020
Stride changes during races and works could help identify horses at risk of impending injury.Read More
Old Horses Aren’t at Higher Risk of Reflux Post-Colic Surgery
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 30, 2020
Penn Vet researchers found older horses with small intestinal lesions that survive colic surgery are just as likely as younger horses to develop postoperative reflux or to survive to hospital discharge.Read More
Reconsider Amikacin at Reduced Doses for Joint Injections
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 29, 2020
Study: Amikacin is indeed toxic to cartilage, synovial cells, and stem cells. When used preventively for joint injections, lower doses are likely warranted.Read More
Heads or Tails? Anesthesiologist Finds New Route to Sedating Horses
by Betsy Lynch | Mar 28, 2020
Administering detomidine gel to mares intravaginally might be easier and more effective than giving it intravenously.Read More
Novel Treatment for Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma Looks Promising
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 27, 2020
Veterinarians successfully used a treatment option from human medicine to reduce squamous cell carcinomas in horses’ eyes.Read More
Equine Influenza Cases on the Rise, Even in Vaccinated Horses
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Mar 26, 2020
Adult horses are at greatest risk of infection in late winter and early spring.Read More
Polyacrylamide Hydrogel: An Alternative Osteoarthritis Treatment Option
by Michelle Anderson | Mar 25, 2020
Pilot study: 82% of unsound racehorses with osteoarthritis treated with 2.5% PAAG joint injections showed no signs of lameness six weeks after treatment.Read More
2-in-1 Suspensory Desmitis Surgery Restores Western Performance Horses
by Betsy Lynch | Mar 25, 2020
A deep branch lateral plantar neurectomy and fasciotomy procedure can get affected horses back to work.Read More
Inhaling Fungi Increases Horses’ Risk of Inflammatory Airway Disease
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Mar 24, 2020
Management strategies include inhaled corticosteroids and environmental changes such as steaming hay.Read More
How to Measure Horses’ Rehabilitation Progress Objectively
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 18, 2020
Seven measurement tools and methods veterinarians can implement into equine rehabilitation programs to track progress.Read More