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Recognizing signs of equine stomach ulcers is familiar to Carolyn Littel, VMD, an equine veterinarian from Fawn Grove, Pa. Whether it’s due to poor performance,1 decreased appetite,1 recurrent colic1 or poor body condition,1 Littel frequently treats horses with ulcers in her area, which is home to many Olympic-caliber performance horses as well as champion race horses.
Original Post Date: 11/20/2015 - 15:23   |   Last Updated: 2015:11:20 15:23:05

Disease poses a significant threat to the health and well-being of horses. Whether you plan to travel with your horse this show season, hack on the trails or stay at home, it’s best to be informed about potential health threats that you might encounter.
Original Post Date: 03/08/2013 - 12:35   |   Last Updated: 2013:03:08 12:35:30

Still treating today’s parasites based on yesterday’s calendar? In the world of human medicine, you’ve likely heard about concerns of bacteria becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.1 It works like this: Each time a person takes an antibiotic, sensitive bacteria are killed. Resistant germs, however, are left to grow and multiply, ultimately creating a population of “supergerms” that don’t respond to traditional antibiotics.1
Original Post Date: 02/26/2013 - 18:42   |   Last Updated: 2013:02:26 19:22:23

Use of Bismuth in Horses UnprovenApril Knudson, DVM, is an equine specialist with Merial Veterinary Services. She has a special interest in equine gastrointestinal health, infectious disease and lameness. She holds a doctor of veterinary medicine from the University of California-Davis. Below, she answers a question about the use of bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol®or a generic equivalent) in horses.
Original Post Date: 12/13/2012 - 16:48   |   Last Updated: 2012:12:13 16:52:09

Check out FirstTrue or False? Here’s a quick quiz to test your equine drug knowledge:·         FDA-approved drugs have been tested for safety and effectiveness.1·         It is legal for pharmacies to compound (make a change to) drugs in some cases.1
Original Post Date: 11/15/2012 - 15:12   |   Last Updated: 2012:11:15 15:12:00

Mention the words “Team Arthur” to any equine enthusiast remotely familiar with eventing and they’ll immediately know what you’re talking about. “Arthur,” with his handsome looks and striking presence, has been a crowd favorite since 2007 when the 17-hand Irish Thoroughbred gelding made his debut on the national stage.
Original Post Date: 09/18/2012 - 12:04   |   Last Updated: 2012:09:18 14:56:23

Duluth, GA. – February 22, 2011 – Deworm all your horses, do it on a frequent and regular schedule, and rotate your product choice through different classes of dewormers. Right?
Original Post Date: 02/22/2011 - 20:57   |   Last Updated: 2011:12:16 13:44:42

DULUTH, Ga. — August 30, 2010 — What if you could be the face and voice of a product you love and trust?
Original Post Date: 09/20/2010 - 17:13   |   Last Updated: 2011:12:13 16:19:24

Ancient pony herd receives modern care with vaccinations and health care treatmentsDULUTH, GA. — July 8, 2009 — The Chincoteague pony herd is thought to be descended from animals aboard a wrecked 16th century Spanish ship, but today the herd is getting 21st century health care.
Original Post Date: 07/08/2009 - 15:19   |   Last Updated: 2011:11:17 10:49:33

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