Diseases

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During the cold weather seasons the incidence of Colic increases dramatically. While all colic cannot be prevented, if you pay close attention to some of the details of your routine care you can reduce the probability your horses will colic …

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Upper Airway Exam performed on a treadmill on different types of horses.

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The AAEP Foundation study of pasture- and endocrinopathy-associated laminitis (PEAL) in horses is seeking information from vets on new laminitis cases. Please have your vet contact them. It’s important that we get the handle on this dreaded disease.

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“I have a 4 yo Dutch Warmblood gelding that has extremely watery stools….” “My daughters pony has the scours it is all over his tail. “…“I got him last Feb. Since then he has had diarrhea.”…“mare has developed diarrhea… she has …

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The death rate is 75%–100% of animals infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Vaccinations are available and are usually  part of a 3, 4, 5 or 6 way vaccination to protect against a variety of encephalitis and more. Horses that have …

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WNV has affected  1118 Humans and 114 Equine this year as reported by the USGS through August 21, 2012. The threat is real and transmitted by mosquitoes that have picked up the virus from birds. Please vaccinate your horses and …

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What is West Nile Virus? West Nile is a mosquito-borne virus that was first detected in the United States in 1999. The virus, which causes encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, has been found in Africa, Western Asia, the Middle …

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Colic and/or Choke FAQ’s “What do I do if I see one of my horses spit up some kind of white frothy liquid and the next day two of my horses are doing it. What is it and is it …

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  “What is the best treatment for rain rot?”  Dr. Kimberly Gryl’s Answer: Pam: Rainrot can be a painful condition, and usually arises during the winter months due to increase of moisture and use of blankets.  You really want to …

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  “My daughter’s horse has just been diagnosed with arthritis…” My daughter’s horse has just been diagnosed with arthritis of both coffin bones. He is only 8, a Dutch Warmblood and 16.2. How would you treat this? Dr. Jack Sales’ …

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