Roanoke Valley Horse RescueÂ has announced thatÂ after three and a half months of dealing withÂ an outbreak of strangles the test results for all 50 horses are negative. The animals are ready to be placed in new homes andÂ volunteers and potential caregiv
The Tennessee State Veterinarian has placed theÂ Equine Hospital at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center under a seven day quarantine. The Veterinary Medical Center expects to maintain voluntary isolation for an additional period of time
A new diagnostic test for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), a progressive, degenerative neurological disease of the central nervous system,Â Â has been developed by a team led by Daniel Howe, Ph.D., at the University of Kentuckyâs Gluck Equine R
Thermography can be a great tool when trying to diagnose a horse who isn't "right", but the problem isn't showing up on x-rays or other standard exams. In BAEN's newest how-to video, Napa CA vet Dr. Joanna Robson explains the very "Star
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is encouraging all horse owners to go to its EHV-1 website, for updates on the outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) in several western states.
Two additional EHV-1 cases confirmed:Two (2) additional horses on the affected premises have been confirmed positive by nasal swab for the neuropathogenic strain of EHV-1. The only clinical sign displayed by these two horses was a fever.
The World Organisation for Animal Health ("OIE") recently issued the following summary of the investigation into the two outbreaks of Contagious Equine Metritis and although a conclusive source has not been identified in the case of the larger (2008) o
During spring and summer months, it is important for horse owners to be aware of the risks ofÂ the consumption of too much grass especially by horses that have health problems such as laminitis and other nutrition-related diseases.
The new American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oregon State University has recognized specialties for both dogs and horses. OSU received attention last fall from its installation of a high-speed horse treadmill, where clinic
The pituitary is a small gland located near the base of the horse's brain. It regulates almost all of the body's endocrine (hormonal) systems. It is often called the "master gland."