Overweight equines certainly are considered high-risk candidates for laminitis, but horses of any breed, size, etc., can become victims of this condition.
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Equine Canada and Canadian Eventing Officials Committee are pleased to offer an educational course for eventing officials, technical delegates and judges. The course may be used towards promotion or maintenance of EC Eventing Official’s accreditation of technical delegates, three day event judges and eventing jumper judges. It will be facilitated by Andrew Bowles (NZL) – […]
In response to a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the Horses and Humans Research Foundation is seeking help to fund research into equine assisted therapy. The following is an excerpt from a recent Horses and Humans Research Foundation newsletter: The paper, titled Equine-related Treatments for Mental Disorders Lack Empirical Support: A Systematic […]
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive, chronic disease that causes the degeneration of joints, resulting in pain, stiffness and lameness.
As the nation’s horse people are trying to find the means to afford their equine pursuits, this article highlights clever money-saving tips.
Nicole Kitchener highlights symptoms and treatments for the painful and virtually untreatable condition called headshaking syndrome.
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.
The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries.
In horses, one of the most common and better-recognized regenerative medicine techniques is using stem cells to promote regrowth of various body tissues.
Can older horses be affected by senility or dementia, similar to elderly humans? Surprisingly, there has been very little medical research in this area.