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eye

"Bianca da Costa Martins, DVM, MS, PhD is seeking new approaches to treating corneal ulcers, a condition that frequently leads to eyesight loss in all species." By University of Illinois College of Agriculture Eyes are amazing structures. They’ve adapted in different ways to suit individual species. For...

feed

"No matter how far in to spring you are, there’s something about this season that begs action." By Clair Thunes, PhD For those of us in milder states, spring is quickly turning in to summer. However, for many, trees are still leafing out and spring has only...

horse

"The border town of Presidio loses money every time it buries a dead horse — and nowadays there are hundreds of them." by Sasha von Oldershausen At a city council meeting in Presidio last fall, economic director Brad Newton made a strange request: The city should raise...

horse

"If given free access to pasture (all day), horses will spend 60-70% of their time grazing, with considerable walking activity, especially in large fields." By Ray Geor, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM   Few nutritionists will dispute that grass is the most natural feedstuff for horses. The horse's digestive...

horse

"The prepurchase exam is a thorough evaluation of the horse’s health, soundness, and suitability" By Meghan Breen, DVM | thehorse.com Finding your next horse often requires great investment of both time and money. When you have finally found “the one,” you have one more critical step to...