Laminitis: Part 1

November 3, 2017 0
Causes, clinical signs and how to diagnosis a horse with laminitis By Lauren Lamb Laminitis is a common disease seen in horses of all ages. It is a severe, debilitating and painful disease that affects […]

Umbilical Hernia

October 20, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb An umbilical hernia is a defect in the horse’s ventral body wall at the location of the umbilicus. The umbilicus is the equivalent of our belly button. The umbilicus is where the […]

The Goldseekers

September 15, 2017 0
By Krista Lucas Each summer, Woodward, Okla., draws a crowd from near and far for the annual rodeo and Cudd Quarter Horse production and consignment sale. This year, the sale featured stand out barrel and […]

Subchondral Bone Cyst

September 8, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Last month we talked about osteochondritis dissecans (OCDs). This month we are going to talk about subchondral cyst, which is another type of bone disease commonly seen in horses. Unlike like OCDs, […]

September 2017 Profile: Mike Armitage

August 30, 2017 0
A Bar Ranch By Laci Jones It was a warm summer day with the relief of a slight breeze making the rolling bluestem grass sway. Horses and cattle gather under the few oak trees. The […]

Osteochondritis Dissecan

August 25, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Osteochondrosis is a disease in which the cartilage and subchondral bone in the joints fail to develop normally. The cartilage and subchondral bone play a major role in keeping a joint healthy […]

Online Exclusive: Dr. Fred Rule

August 2, 2017 0
Dr. Fred Rule has spent more than 50 years as veterinarian in western Oklahoma. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1964, he traveled to Oklahoma to work in equine medicine. He and two other […]

Non-Infectious Diarrhea in the Adult Horse

July 19, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Diarrhea in the adult horse can be caused by infectious and non-infectious diseases. Last month we talked about infectious causes of diarrhea; this month we will focus on the common cause […]

May 2017 Profile: Terry Stuart Forst

May 1, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Fire engulfed thousands of acres of land across Colorado, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma in early March. Ranchers risked everything to try to save their animals as their livelihoods went up in flames. […]

Foal diarrhea, What is the Cause?

May 1, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Your broodmare is due to foal any day. You have spent countless hours searching the internet for information regarding newborn foals (medical care, handling, etc.). Finally, the foal arrives and the foaling […]
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