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Everything You Need to Know About Equine Influenza

What you need to know about Equine Influenza and how to protect your horses from the highly contagious disease – from vaccinations to biosecurity measures.

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Shock Wave of the Future

First used on humans, shock wave therapy is controversial but proving to be a popular treatment for tendon, ligament and many other injuries in racehorses.

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Airway Disease is Prevalent in Racehorses

Inflammatory Airway Disease robs racehorses of their breath, and, therefore, their stamina. A new study shows the condition is more prevalent we thought.

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Will Lasix-Free Horse Racing Come to Pass?

If proponents of a current bill before U.S. Congress succeed, pre-race Lasix injections may be a thing of the past as soon as next year’s racing season.

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What’s New in Equine Research

Updates on equine research across Canada from stem cells, sudden-death syndrome, proud flesh and other pertinent racehorse ailments.

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Thoroughbred Broodmare Health

Dr. Tracey Chenier and Dr. Elizabeth Scholtz at the Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph discuss some of the current research topics in broodmare health.

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