Articles posted December 28, 2010

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Study: IRAP-II Joint Disease Treatment for Horses Beats IRAP-I (AAEP 2010)

To combat joint disease or osteoarthritis in horses, many veterinarians have used autologous conditioned serum (ACS), also called by the product name IRAP (for the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein it contains), since the first scientific publication appeared on the subject in 2003. Since that time, a new kid on the block--a similar product sharin...

CH Gypsy Supreme Euthanized at Kentucky Horse Park

Nine-time World's Champion CH Gypsy Supreme, a 23-year-old American Saddlebred show horse who had lived in the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions since 2001, was humanely euthanized on the morning of Dec. 22 after a long battle with laminitis as a result of equine Cushing's disease. He had taken a sudden downturn the day before.

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