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Evidence, and the RCVS Conference

Evidence, and the RCVS Conference

I just returned from the Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Network conference sponsored by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, which was held this past week (October 23 and 24, 2014) in Windsor, Berkshire, UK, outside of London.  I had …

More Horses Killed by Compounded Drugs – 5.15.2014

More Horses Killed by Compounded Drugs – 5.15.2014

Eight thoroughbreds in Ocala, Fla., developed severe neurological trouble within 36 hours of treatment with compounded toltrazuril/pyrimethamine, used for treatment or prevention of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis EPM). One horse died during a …

Working with Horses May Help Ease Stress in Kids – 5.1.2014

Working with Horses May Help Ease Stress in Kids – 5.1.2014

A new study suggests that working with horses can lower children's levels of stress hormones, which may reduce their risk of physical and mental health problems. CLICK HERE to read some details, from HealthDay.com DR. RAMEY NOTES:  This is …

Cold Weather Care

Cold Weather Care

Although southern California is a pretty balmy place in which to keep a horse, not everyone is so lucky.  Former AAEP President Tom Lenz has written a nice article about taking care of your horse in cold weather.  CLICK HERE to read …

NEW FEI and USEF Rule Changes, Effective December 1, 2013

NEW FEI and USEF Rule Changes, Effective December 1, 2013

If you plan to show horses in 2014, there are change to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) drug and medication rules you should be familiar with. CLICK HERE to see them DR. RAMEY …

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