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Why your horse does what he (or she) does
No hoof, no horse. Take care of it.
All about one of the most important parts of your horses body.
Why your horse limps, and what to do about it.
Diseases, and what to do about them.
Simple, concise, and sound advice about something that is made way too complicated.
Taking care of your old buddy. He took care of you.
Important thing to think about before buying a horse.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A pound of prevention is way too much.
Making sense out of medicine.
What to know if your horse needs surgery.
Important? Yes. But not as important as you think.
Proper attention to your horse’s wounds can help ensure a successful outcome.
There is more misinformation about acupuncture than just about any other thing in the horse world. Here are facts.
Alternative Medicine Resources
Good information which you can use to help separate fact from fiction.
First devised in the late 1800s by an ex-grocer, chiropractic still has not shown it is worth. There are many reasons.
Herbs and plants have been used as medicine for centuries. The problem – from a medicine point of view – is that they haven’t been very effective, for a variety of reasons. Would you give unknown amounts of unknown substances to your horse?
For more than 200 years, homeopathy has failed to demonstrate that it is anything more than water. Seriously.
Magnets are fascinating. But they do not help tissues heal, and have not for hundreds of year.
An “alternative” industry that is worth billions of dollars to manufacturers – and worth about nothing to the horse.
Musings by Dr. Ramey
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Is a Therapy Clinically Relevant?
RISK FACTORS FOR UVEITIS
The Horse’s Four Basic Needs
Degenerative Suspensory Ligament Disease (DSLD, ESPA)
Let’s Talk Radiographs
NYTimes on the Veterinary Care of Racehorses – 9/22/12
Death and Disarray at America’s Racetracks – 3/26/12
USEF Bans “Carolina Gold” as a Foreign Substance – 2/28/12
A horse gets one gram of bute EVERYDAY for the past six months and I am worried about ulcers. What is the effect of daily bute and how long should it be given? JS – 1/6/12
Breeder’s Cup to Begin Phasing Out Drugs – 7/21/11
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