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Human Health Innovations Can Be Used To Keep Horses Sound

Tendon injuries in horses can be difficult to rehabilitate, and should include monitoring of pain, heavy and slow loading, and progressive resistance. Equine veterinarians are turning to human medicine to offer horses additional tendon-healing strategies, which Dr. Seth O’Neill, PhD, MSc, PGCE, HE, MCSP, MMACP, of the University of Leicester’s College of Life Sciences, discussed […]

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Maintaining The Health of Senior Equines Through Nutrition

Thanks to advancements in medicine, diet and more, humans and their companion animals are living longer than ever before. Like with humans and other animals, horses need advanced protocols for maintaining their health through their more prolonged senior years. Studies have shown that horses (as well as other animals and humans) have an increased susceptibility […]

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A Perfect Shot: Equine Vaccination Reactions

Typically, horses receive spring and fall vaccinations with no side effects; many times an owner can’t even tell the horse has received an injection. Sometimes, however, horses will show mild to moderate reactions to vaccines, specifically to the proteins or to the substances added to the vaccines to enhance the immune response. One regular vaccine […]

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New Form Of Familiar Anti-Inflammatory Granted FDA Approval

For almost 10 years, Equioxx® (firocoxib) has been the only coxib non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) approved for use in horses. Now, this once-daily treatment to control joint pain and inflammation associated with equine osteoarthritis, is approved by the FDA in tablet form, and will be available in the market early fall. Equioxx is the only NSAID […]

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