Heart & Cardiovascular Problems

Engineers and researchers have been designing “ECG” readers that are more practical for field use.

Heart Monitoring Devices for Horses

Learn about devices designed to measure equine athletes’ cardiac function and maximize performance, in this article from the December 2022 issue of The Horse.

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Not Just Old Age: Why Do Senior Horses Die?

Caring for Horses Over 30

Aged horses require the same, if not higher, level of care as their younger counterparts. Learn about the unique needs of old horses, and meet five over-30 horses with age-related ailments.

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The Price of Longevity: Senior Horse Health Needs

Owning a horse over his lifetime can be rewarding, but you need to be prepared for specific costs related to his care. Learn about senior horse research studies and what veterinarians say you should watch for as your horse ages.

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horse heart function; Participation Sought in National Equine Health Survey

New Way to Evaluate Horse Heart Function

Scientists recently tested a noninvasive, wireless, wearable device that allows veterinarians to monitor heart function, sounds and murmurs, and more while the horse remains free to move around his normal surroundings.

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