Can older horses be affected by senility or dementia, similar to elderly humans? Surprisingly, there has been very little medical research in this area.
In horses, one of the most common and better-recognized regenerative medicine techniques is using stem cells to promote regrowth of various body tissues.
The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries.
In the April 2009 issue we took a look at research that is being carried out at the vet schools. Today, we catch up on a number of those projects.
Nicole Kitchener highlights symptoms and treatments for the painful and virtually untreatable condition called headshaking syndrome.
As the nation’s horse people are trying to find the means to afford their equine pursuits, this article highlights clever money-saving tips.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive, chronic disease that causes the degeneration of joints, resulting in pain, stiffness and lameness.
Overweight equines certainly are considered high-risk candidates for laminitis, but horses of any breed, size, etc., can become victims of this condition.
Regular dental care can prevent oral issues that can be the cause of a myriad of health, performance, and behavioural problems.
A 2013 University of South Carolina study suggests that 42 per cent of female collegiate equestrians are at risk for disordered eating.