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by Katie Navarra | Aug 27, 2022
Researchers tested a vaccine model that could help them develop effective protection against equine hepacivirus.
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | Apr 2, 2022
Newly identified liver viruses might be more common than we realize. Learn more in this article from the March 2022 issue of The Horse.
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Mar 4, 2022
Researcher: Veterinarians should “forget” two viruses once commonly blamed for equine liver disease.
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Jan 28, 2020
Study: Equine parvovirus-hepatitis, a virus causing fatal liver disease that spreads via vaccines and plasma, has a high prevalence in Germany and probably other European countries.
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Apr 22, 2019
Many other conditions besides colic can cause coliclike signs. And as with colic, delayed treatment or misdiagnosis can have serious consequences. Here’s what you need to know.
by Erica Larson | Mar 20, 2019
Your old horse’s rations might not need to change just because he’s got a few more gray hairs around his eyes. Still, owners should consider some key points when feeding their seniors.
by Michelle Anderson | Feb 19, 2019
Dr. Rob MacKay shared presented research on ice boots and cryotherapy for laminitic horses, R. equi and insect bit hypersensitivity vaccines, EPM, and more.
by Equine Disease Quarterly | Jul 13, 2018
Theiler’s disease, or equine serum hepatitis, is an infrequent but sometimes life-threatening liver disease of adult horses.
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | May 11, 2017
Some horses are vulnerable to sun damage. Here’s what to watch for and how to protect against it.
by Michelle Anderson | Feb 7, 2017
Dr. Rob MacKay recaps studies on heparin for EHM prevention, liver failure caused by supplements, headshaking, and more.
Dr.Rob MacKay recaps studies on heparin for EHM prevention, liver failure caused by a supplement, gastric ulcers, and more.
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | Mar 29, 2016
The liver is a complex organ tasked with many vital functions that maintain and sustain a horse’s health and life.