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Rest and Recovery after Three-Day Events

Rest and Recovery after Three-Day Events | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Recovery following completion of three-day events is different than it was when cross-country was long format.
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Benefits of rising trot identified in research - Featured, Lameness, News - Horsetalk.co.nz

Benefits of rising trot identified in research - Featured, Lameness, News - Horsetalk.co.nz | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Dutch researcher also delved into the complexities of the riding position of jockeys.
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Laminitis drug shows promise in clinical trial - Featured, Lameness, News - Horsetalk.co.nz

Laminitis drug shows promise in clinical trial - Featured, Lameness, News - Horsetalk.co.nz | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Drug proves successful in stopping laminitis in 80% of horses in trial to date.
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What great news if this drug is effective.

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Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics for Horses

Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics for Horses | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
A study examines the effects of P. acidilactici and S. boulardii-based probiotics on horses.
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Stomach Ulcers in horses.

Ever feel like there must be a simple answer to a seemingly complex problem with your equine partner? Ever get frustrated when your favorite animal performs ...
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Maggots can help heal horse wounds, study shows - Health - Horsetalk.co.nz

Maggots can help heal horse wounds, study shows - Health - Horsetalk.co.nz | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Maggot therapy potentially has a place in modern veterinary wound care, researcher says.
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It's very cool when modern science shows that the "old fashioned" approaches to medicine were valid.

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Ann Dixon's curator insight, December 17, 2013 9:58 AM

Maggots in your horses wound. Old therapy comes back-full circle

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Why Do Racehorses Wear Tongue Ties?

Why Do Racehorses Wear Tongue Ties? | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Dr. Scott Palmer explains why some racehorses wear tongue ties and why this equipment is important.
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Fran Jurga`s Hoof Blog: News from Hoofcare + Lameness Journal: Medicinal Leeches: The Much-Maligned Traditional Healing Aid is Making a Comeback for Equine Lameness Therapy

Fran Jurga`s Hoof Blog: News from Hoofcare + Lameness Journal: Medicinal Leeches: The Much-Maligned Traditional Healing Aid is Making a Comeback for Equine Lameness Therapy | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
In 2004, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the medicinal use of leeches in human medicine.
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Few horse owners undertake egg counts - parasite expert - Focus, Parasite Control - Horsetalk.co.nz

Few horse owners undertake egg counts - parasite expert - Focus, Parasite Control - Horsetalk.co.nz | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Fewer than 3 per cent of horse owners test the parasite burden of their animals.
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Keep up to speed with the parasitic burden of your horses

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Rest is Recommended When a Horse Ties Up

Rest is Recommended When a Horse Ties Up | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Dr. Erica McKenzie answers a common question. Should a horse walk or rest when tying up?
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EPM Testing, Treatment Options Reviewed

EPM Testing, Treatment Options Reviewed | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
One vet reviews EPM's variable clinical signs and the current diagnostic and treatment options available.
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Horseworks - How Equine Chiropractic Works

Horseworks - How Equine Chiropractic Works | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
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Great article that addresses many misconceptions about chiropractic care for horses.

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Hoof Angles' Impact on Lameness Examined

Hoof Angles' Impact on Lameness Examined | Equine Health Care | Scoop.it
Research shows that various angles of the outer and inner hoof are linked to different kinds of lameness.
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