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Equine Science Society Symposium 2019

Event coverage from the 2019 Equine Science Society Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina.

Equine Stereotypies: Vice or Coping Mechanism?

Does Omeprazole Reduce Cribbing in Horses?

A researcher tested whether treating gastric ulcers as the cause of cribbing could reduce the behavior; omeprazole at a standard dose wasn’t useful for this purpose.

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horses and full moon

Does the Moon Phase Affect Horses’ Colic Risk?

Studies have shown a lunar influence on humans and animals, from fertility levels to hormone fluctuations to immune response. More research into its effect on equine colic, however, needs to be done to make a strong association.

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