Articles posted December 5, 2011

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Lameness in the Racehorse Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

Malcolm J. Borthwick, VMD, practiced on Standardbreds in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for 30 years, and in his retirement continues to enjoy owning and driving racehorses. In his introduction to the Lameness in the Racehorse Table Topic presented at the 2011 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting, held Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas,...

Treating Laminitis with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a relatively simple treatment option veterinarians and horse owners consider for a variety of equine ailments, but little scientific evidence of its efficacy exists--particularly in regards to treating laminitis. Lisa Lancaster, MSc, PhD, DVM, of Lancaster Veterinary Services, in Denver, Colo., explored how this complementary therapy can be...

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