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.
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center has developed a novel test to determine the likelihood of a long-term equine arteritis virus carrier state in stallions.
On Feb. 19, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) in two horses in El Paso County.
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.
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.
Summer is peak season for horse shows and events, and Colorado State University veterinarians remind riders that it’s important if traveling to take steps that will help prevent the spread of equine infectious disease.
Anhidrosis is the scientific name for a dysfunction in the ability to sweat. Equine anhidrosis has been recognized for many years, but it’s exact cause is still not known. There does not seem to be any predilection for a particular horse breed, age or coat color, and both male and female horses are affected. Some horses may not be able to sweat at all, and others only sweat in some locations.