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New Bolton Center Announces Equine Home Care Nursing Program

The level of nursing care needed by ill or post-surgical horses who have returned home often falls somewhere between the capabilities of the horse owner and what is provided by a veterinarian. To fill that gap, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., is launching an Equine Home Nursing Care...

New Stem Cell Technology Offers Promise to Lame and Injured Horses

In the not-so-distant future, researchers believe they will be able to genetically modify stem cells to create a “vaccine,” so to speak, to treat a large number of musculoskeletal and other disorders in both humans and horses. An Italian research group has made recent strides in further understanding the potential of using stem cells derived f...

Tattersalls Sale Stays Steady

Tattersalls December Foal Sale's second session, featuring solid pedigrees, remains even with last year's edition with three lots selling for 100,000 guineas or more

Stem Cells Aid Partially Paralyzed Donkey's Recovery

This Thanksgiving, one California owner is especially thankful for Eli, a donkey she nearly lost after he sustained a devastating pasture injury earlier this year. A dedicated veterinary team and many months of therapy led to Eli's return to her barn this year. Something else to be thankful for? Eli's case could represent a breakthrough in the use...

NSAIDs Help Pain But Not Bone Healing

Imagine sustaining a fracture or undergoing orthopedic surgery and being prescribed a drug that helps control pain and inflammation. This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). But there is a catch: the drug that helps control your pain inhibits bone healing.

Albarado Keeps Giving Back

Albarado Keeps Giving Back

Beyond the Blinkers is thankful for Robby Albarado's selfless acts for children and the less fortunate. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Read Blog

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