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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Undiagnosed Lameness

A common equine injury is to the suspensory ligaments, caused by poor (or incorrect) riding. Classical principles of dressage training and movement are being...
Digestive enzymes

Digestive enzymes

Digestive enzymes can be used for pancreatic and GI issues, but are also beneficial for healthy patients eating heat-processed pet foods. The thousands of enzymes...

The Worm Turns

Equine deworming is going through a transition in the conventional veterinary world. For three decades, it has been done using a six to eight...
Adaptogens for the HPAT axis

Adaptogens for the HPAT axis

A list of 11 adaptogens that have multiple benefits such as fighting stress, balancing hormones and maintain the immune system. Adaptogens help humans and animals...

Facing The Right Way?

With complex physiological issues, veterinarians may recommend treatments to alleviate symptoms. The horse benefits greatly when the health care team works together, combining knowledge...

Rethinking Equine Vaccinations – Part 1

Horses receive more vaccinations on a more frequent schedule than any other domesticated animal. Based on a protocol of fear, not fact, this practice...

Equine Thermal Imaging

Thermal imaging finds its niche in diagnosing mystery lamenesses, scanning horses at pre-purchase evaluations, aiding farriers with hoof pathology and imbalances, addressing common saddle-fitting...

Sensitive Stomachs and Skin

Hundreds of different ingredients are used in commercial pet foods, so it’s no surprise that some of them are not well received by the...

For The Love Of It

It’s 7:30 AM on the small tropical Island of San Andres, Colombia. Myself and 11 other animal health professionals walk towards the government building...
Understanding environmental veterinary medicine

Understanding environmental medicine

Exposure to toxins, stress, poor diet and other external influences can play a major role in the development of many disease states. Here's how...