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The News About Shoes

Technological advances in horseshoes and innovative concepts in shoeing practices have given new hope for horses with hoof problems and lameness issues.

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Understanding Ulcers

Ulcers can be a common problem for many horses, especially those with active careers. Learn how to recognize the signs, treat the symptoms and keep this problem from recurring.

Using money raised by crowdfunding, Dr. Martin Nielsen plans to collect parasites from horses in a research herd for a study testing a new treatment to fight worms. | Courtesy, Martin Nielsen, DVM

Crowdfunding Equine Research

Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, DipEVPC, an equine parasitologist and assistant professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

The Equine Disease Communication Center will get the word out on equine disease outbreaks through a call center, a website and an email alert. | © Dusty Perin

Fast Facts on Disease Outbreaks: The Equine Disease Communication Center

The American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Horse Council are teaming with national and state animal- health officials to create the Equine Disease Communication Center, a clearinghouse for accurate information about equine diseases.

MRI technology has changed the way veterinarians diagnose and subsequently treat heel pain.  © Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging/Hoofcare Publishing

A Pain in the Heels: A New Look at Navicular Disease

Here's the latest information about the condition formerly known as navicular disease.