Learn what veterinarians are doing to improve how they control equine pain.
Pain related to acute issues such as colic or hoof abscesses is usually obvious. But sometimes the signs of chronic pain are more subtle. Can you tell if your horse is hurting?
Horses with gastric ulcers might appear thin and not perform as well as they used to. But many others never show any outward signs.
A study found omeprazole protected horses against phenylbutazone-induced equine glandular gastric disease but might exacerbate phenylbutazone-induced intestinal disease.
A review of research into laminitic pain in horses found veterinarians rely on a multimodal approach for pain management.
Dr. Amanda Adams of the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, describes her senior horse research, which focuses on EMS, PPID, and immune system health.
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