Preparing your Mare for Breeding Season

February 19, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM With breeding season upon us, it is time to start preparing your brood mare for the breeding season. Your brood mare may seem perfectly healthy, but having a breed soundness exam […]

Laminitis: Part 2

December 15, 2017 0
Treatment and Prevention By Lauren Lamb As mentioned last month’s OKFR article, the key to having a successful outcome in a horse with acute laminitis is rapid diagnosis and aggressive therapy. As soon as you […]

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 […]

Behind the Scenes

November 1, 2017 0
Hit Songwriters By Jan Sikes We all recognize songs made famous by the artists who sing them, but what about the songwriters, who are often behind the scenes? A good example of this is Merle […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Diarrhea in the Adult Horse

June 23, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb The equine digestive tract is a complex and fragile system that is easily disrupted. Colic is the most common outcome of a digestive tract upset in a horse; however, diarrhea is a […]

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 […]

Angular Limb Deformity in the Foal

March 29, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Every year thousands of foals are born in the United States. Most of these foals are bred and raised to have a job (racehorse, show horse, ranch horse, etc.). Good limb confirmation […]
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