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Therapeutic Farriery

Jillian Mills, DVM, DACVSMR, CERP, CVA, Starwood Equine Veterinary Services – Courtesy of AAEP Question: What are your thoughts on barefoot trimming for horses with moderate navicular disease? Answer:  Navicular disease is a syndrome affecting not just the navicular bone itself, but the entire podotrochlear apparatus located in the heel of the foot. Advanced imaging modalities, […]

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July/August 2018 Issue

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Dealing with horses that bite

 Many horses are inclined to bite. It’s an unpleasant habit that can result to injured fingers and bruises on any place your horse sneaks a bite. The habit of biting people is quite different from windsucking, cribbing or fence chewing. Horses can bite hard, resulting in serious injuries. Your horse might intend it as a […]

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Trail Grant Applications Available AQHA STEP

Applications are currently being accepted for an American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) grant program that conserves and improves recreational riding trails. Stewards for Trails, Education and Partnerships (STEP) is a program to increase participation in trail stewardship among equine enthusiasts while casting a positive light on horseback riders to land managers and other trail users. […]

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Michigan Dept of Ag and Rural Development has confirmed first case of EHM for 2018

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) for 2018. The five-year-old Standardbred gelding from Washtenaw County tested positive for EHV-1 after developing a sudden onset of neurologic signs: weakness, incoordination in the hind limbs and difficulty urinating. The horse is currently under veterinary care […]