Articles posted January 29, 2010

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Academy Award to Old Friends

Academy Award, one of the only surviving sons of Triple Crown winner Secretariat, has arrived at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, KY.

Colic in Horses: General Review

Among the species of domestic livestock, the horse is the animal that most commonly suffers from colic. Colic is a general term indicating abdominal pain. The anatomy of the horse's digestive tract, how the tract works, and the management practices imposed by man seem to contribute to colic's occurrence. Colic might not be caused solely by disease...

Lawsonia Infection in Foals: No Negative Effect as Adults (AAEP 2009)

Horses that recover from Lawsonia intracellularis infections cost less as yearlings than their siblings, but they race just as well, reported Michele L. Frazer, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky. Frazer presented a study on the subject during the 2009 American Association for Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention, hel...

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