Surgical Techniques

Castration: A Crucial Part of Responsible Ownership

Making Horse Castrations Safer: Look at Complications

Researchers said evaluating castration complications allowed them to arrive at a benchmark to which other equine practitioners can audit their individual and practice performances, possibly leading to even safer gelding procedures.

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First Cardiac Ablation in a Horse Successful

Belgian veterinarians have successfully completed the first cardiac ablation—a procedure used to correct irregular heartbeats—performed in a horse. Diamant, a 5-year-old Norwegian show jumper, came through the four-hour operation with no difficulties.

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