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- AAEP Online
To improve the health and welfare of the horse, to further the professional development of its members, and to provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry.
- Atypical Myopathy (Atypical Myoglobinuria) In Horses
This extremely in-depth article covers epidemiology, diagnostic tests, necropsy findings, etc.
- British Equine Veterinary Association
- Center for Equine Health
Online information center.
- Conformation And Musculoskeletal Problems In The Racehorse
The use of specific measurements to evaluate conformation in the horse, as an aid to predict and evaluate athletic performance. Site includes information on conformation and musculoskeletal problems in the racing thoroughbred and racing quarter horse, and conformational evaluation of neonates/weanlings.
- Endoscopic Examination Of The Equine Upper Respiratory Tract
Examination of equine upper respiratory tract. Includes digital videos of upper airway examination, retroversion of the epiglottis, laryngeal hemiplegia, pharyngeal collapse, and 5 case reports.
- Equine Coat Color Calculator
This calculator will give you the possible offspring coat colors and their probabilities when given the parents' coat color and pattern information. For gray sire or dams, you must enter what the color of the horse was before it went gray, as well as check the box labeled gray to the right of your color selection. Calculator is supplied by a commercial genetics company that does color testing.
- Equine Color Genetics Information
Site contains charts, question/answer message board, color definitions, genetics resources, etc.
- Equine Degenerative Joint Disease (Spavin)
A discussion and radiograph presentation on spavin. A part of the Large animal Radiology section Presented by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
- Equine Disease Quarterly
Free online equine journal features articles and abstracts on a number of subjects.
- Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1) Myeloencephalopathy
Information on a recent case of the neurological form of EHV-1. Includes signs, pathogenesis, control measures that should be taken, etc.
- Equine Infectious Anemia
This USDA-APHIS site includes Uniform Methods And Rules for testing, reporting, transport, and handling infected or exposed animals, as well as the appropriate forms, fact sheets, and maps relating to EIA.
- Equine Ophthalmology Presentations
Powerpoint presentations on equine ophthalmology problems.
- Equine Podiatry
Information about hoof diseases, injuries, and treatment. Useful to both equine practitioners and farriers. Photos, diagrams, and references add to the detailed information. Topics include: Practitioner's Approach To Treating Laminitis, Physiological Horseshoeing, Check Ligament Desmotomy, and Building A Foundation In Foals, How To section gives step-by-step instructions for treatment of specific hoof conditions. Includes links to farrier-based sites.
- Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis
Information on The Ohio State University's CVM site includes clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
A site produced by Clara K. Fenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM and intended to provide up to date information on EPM; including history, diagnosis and treatment.
- Equine Reproductive Physiology
Site contains information about mare and stallion reproductive physiology. Includes pregnancy and lactation. Text, photos, and ultrasound images.
- Equine Research
This website details current research funded by the AAEP, AQHA, Grayson-Jockey Club, and the Morris Animal Foundation. Research projects include laminitis, colic, infectious diseases, athletic soundness, and reproductive issues. Users can easily locate projects by using key words, specific universities, specific funding organizations, or individuals heading research teams.
- Equine Research Projects
The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research funds several research projects yearly. Current projects include: Management Of Horses With Partial Paralysis Of The Left Arytenoid Cartilage; Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 As A Vector To Immunize Against West Nile Virus And Equine Influenza Virus In Horses; etc. Descriptions of projects include an abstract. Archives provide information on previous projects.
- Equine Vaccination Guidelines
(PDF) Vaccination guidelines from the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
- Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Inc.
Index Of The Equine Medical Research Database
- Havemeyer Equine Behavior Lab
This site reviews various research projects (equine cognition concept learning, and gentling using pheromones), provides behavior case of the month videos, and supplies a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions section on equine behavior.
- Horse Feeding Management: Cold Weather Feeding Practices
(PDF) Special management practices are required during the winter to ensure the health and proper body condition of a horse. This fact sheet will help readers develop feeding practices appropriate during cold weather.
- Large Animal Cardiology
Tutorial sessions presented by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
- Large Animal Radiology
Part of the large animal educational program from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. The Index of abnormalities has some interesting radiographs.
- Neuromuscular Diagnostic Laboratory
Provides information on the classification and diagnostic work-up of myopathies affecting horses (glycogen branching enzyme deficiency, polysaccharide storage myopathy, et.), as well as several neuromuscular conditions affecting other large animals.
- Strangles In Horses
The 2005 ACVIM Consensus Statement on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of strangles in horses. (The file is in pdf format.)
- The Farrier & Hoofcare Resource Center
Comprehensive collection of hoof and leg diagrams and cross-sections, as well as a section on Equine Suspensory Apparatus Dysfunction.
- The Sports Medicine Program
The faulty from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine is involved in studying injuries, diseases, nutritional factors and physiologic functions of dogs and horses involved in field sports and working endeavors.
- Use Of Early Diagnosis To Prevent Lameness In The Horse
This in-depth article from CSU's Orthopaedic Research Center discusses new approaches in the diagnosis of equine joint disease, as well as estimation of severity and risk assessment. The importance of recognizing early subchondral bone disease via advanced imaging and synoviale fluid and serum biomarkers is discussed, as well as general information on the Global Equine Research Alliance Project.
- Visual Online Reproduction Guides
This site currently covers bovine, ovine, and bubaline antelope, with canine feline, equine porcine, and caprine sections in development.
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