Health Matters

Merial Launches an Additional Equine NSAID Option

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EQUIOXX® (firocoxib) tablets received FDA approval in July, and now this new 57mg chewable tablet formulation of the only equine coxib non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is available for purchase with a prescription.

Critical Temperature – Preparing Your Horse for Cold Weather

Written by Dr. Justin High, DVM on .

By Justin High, DVM

Right now I am sitting at my computer writing this, and it’s 72 degrees and 83 percent humidity. In less than 24 hours, the temperature is set to drop to 35 degrees with rain and 17 mph winds! I love Texas, but I love it more in the summertime. So, when it comes to preparing our horses for weather like this, we need to plan ahead, just as you would with your stall water, or pipes. 

Veterinarians Discuss Serum Amlyoid A

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On the fringes of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention 2014, 11 of the world’s top equine veterinarians gathered to share their experiences of Serum Amlyoid A (SAA), the new biomarker for infection. These veterinarians share a common belief a belief that SAA has helped change the way in which they practice.

Developing the Sport Horse: The Importance Of Hydration

Written by Equine Guelph Press Release on .

As we move through the height of our summer competition season, it is not uncommon to have multiple days of severe heat and humidity - the days when you sweat standing still. Heat and humidity can be harder on your horse than it is on you.

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