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Equine Vaccination and Parasite Control

Equine Vaccination and Parasite Control

Published: Mar 11th, 2016

Developing a Vaccination and Deworming Program for the Adult Horse By Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM Vaccination Routine vaccination is a critical component of developing a health maintenance program for horses. […]

Gastric Ulcers

Gastric Ulcers

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

Gastric Ulcers: Avoidable or Just a Fact of Life?  By Chris Sanchez, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM) The Problem The prevalence of gastric ulceration in Thoroughbreds in race training varies from […]

Success Story: Equine Choke

Published: Jul 12th, 2013

Read about the 30-year-old Quarter Horse, Bayla, and her treatment at UF of a condition known as choke.

Neurologic Examinations

Published: Jun 22nd, 2012

Some clinical signs of a neurologic disorder are incoordination, abnormal behavior, limb weakness, muscle wasting and head tilt. View photos of Dr. Mallicote and Dr. MacKay performing neurologic tests at UF.

Does my horse need psyllium or a supplement if I feed him good-quality hay?

Published: Mar 7th, 2012

We might not have a good answer for every situation. The reason is that certain horses might be at greater risk than others because they are less discriminating eaters than other horses or have an underlying digestive disorder that predisposes them to impactions. The other important issue is sand access.