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Prevalence of and risk factors for acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids

K. Potter, K. Stevens and N. Menzies-Gow | Veterinary Record | July 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of, and risk factors associated with, acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids…

Equine cheek tooth extraction: comparison of outcomes for five extraction methods

V. Caramello, L. Zarucco, D. Foster, R. Boston, D. Stefanovski and J.A. Orsini | Equine Veterinary Journal | July 2019
The aim of this retrospective study was to compare five equine cheek tooth extraction methods, for type and incidence of complications…

Caudal cervical vertebral morphological variation is not associated with clinical signs in Warmblood horses

S. Veraa, K. de Graaf, I.D. Wijnberg, W. Back, H. Vernooij, M. Nielen and A.J. M. Belt | Equine Veterinary Journal | June 2019
The aims of this retrospective case-control study were to compare the frequency of morphologic variation in cervical vertebrae of adult Warmblood horses with and without clinical signs related to the neck, and to determine if there is an association between morphologic variation at cervical vertebrae C6 and C7 and clinical signs…

Misoprostol is superior to combined omeprazole‐sucralfate for the treatment of equine gastric glandular disease

G. Varley, I.M. Bowen, J.L. Habershon-Butcher, V. Nicholls and G.D. Hallowell | Equine Veterinary Journal | February 2019
The aim of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of two treatments, misoprostol and combined omeprazole-sucralfate, for equine gastric glandular disease (EGGD)…

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Field testing two animal-specific non-contact thermometers on healthy horses

A.J. Carter, A. Dimitrova and E.J. Hall | Veterinary Nursing Journal | March 2019
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of two animal-specific non-contact infrared thermometers (NCIT) – Thermofocus and Rycom – when compared to rectal temperature in healthy horses…

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Trigeminal-mediated headshaking in horses: prevalence, impact, and management strategies

V. Roberts | Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports | January 2019
This review article considers the literature on trigeminal-mediated headshaking, focusing on what is known, and not known, about the prevalence of the condition and its impact…

The influence of hay steaming on clinical signs and airway immune response in severe asthmatic horses

M. Orard, E. Hue, A. Couroucé, C. Bizon-Mercier, M.P. Toquet, M. Moore-Colyer, L. Couëtil, S. Pronost, R. Paillot, M. Demoor and E.A. Richard | BMC Veterinary Research | November 2018
This study aimed to determine the clinical, cytological and cytokine respiratory responses of horses affected with severe equine asthma (sEA) (previously known as recurrent airway obstruction) to steamed or dry hay…

Influence of dietary restriction and low‐intensity exercise on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in obese equids

N.J. Bamford, S.J. Potter Courtnay, L. Baskerville, P.A. Harris and S.R. Bailey | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | December 2018
This study aimed to evaluate the effect adding a low-intensity exercise programme to dietary restriction has on insulin sensitivity and plasma adipokine concentrations in obese horses and ponies…

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Conservative versus surgical treatment of 21 sports horses with osseous trauma in the proximal phalangeal sagittal groove diagnosed by low-field MRI

G. Lipreri, B.M. Bladon, M.E. Giorio and E.R. Singer | Veterinary Surgery | September 2018
This retrospective case series study aimed to determine whether conservative or surgical treatment was the best treatment option for sports horses diagnosed with lameness caused by osseous trauma within the subchondral bone of the sagittal groove of the proximal phalanx diagnosed by low-field MRI…

Clinical and intestinal histologic features of horses treated for recurrent colic: 66 cases (2006–2015)

H.L. Stewart, J.B. Engiles, D. Stefanovski and L. Southwood | Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association | May 2018
For many horses with recurrent colic, the cause for recurrence is unknown…