Equine Osteoarthritis Podcast - Ask The Vet LIVE with TheHorse.com.
Expert speakers include Scott Pierce, DVM and Lisa Fortier, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS.Click Here To Listen To Podcast
"Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative and career-compromising disease in horses that is often emotionally and financially draining for owners. In this live event, our experts answer your questions about preventing, treating, and managing equine OA."
Common Equine Skin Conditions Podcast - Ask The Vet LIVE with TheHorse.com.
Expert speakers include Scott Pierce DVM and Christine Rees, DVM, Dipl. AVCDClick Here To Listen To Podcast
"Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungi, bacteria, and viruses to allergens, insects, and who-knows-what."
Common Equine Skin Conditions - The Slide Show as presented by TheHorse.com.Click Here To See Photos
"Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungus to allergens to who-knows-what. Check out our pictures of common equine skin conditions.patchy to scabby and everything between."
Sodium Hyaluronate Gel in ThoroughbredClick here To Read Study (PDF)
"Orally administered Sodium Hyaluronate in a gel preparation was found to prevent lameness in the racing Thoroughbred. There was statistical significance in Hyaluronic Acid.s ability to prevent lameness..."
Yearling ThoroughbredClick here To Read Study (PDF)
"Oral Hyaluronan Gel Reduces Post Operative Tarsocrural Effusion in the Yearling Thoroughbred." B.J. Bergin, DVM: S.W. Pierce, DVM; L.R. Bramlage, DVM; A. Stromberg, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, PO Box 12070, Lexington KY 40580-2070, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 40506-0027, USA, Equine Veterinary Journal (2006) 38 (4) pg. 375-378.
Arthroscopic SurgeryClick here To Read Study (PDF)
"In this double blind placebo controlled study, the yearlings given an orally administered combination of Hyaluronic Acid, Glucosamine Sulfate and Chondroitin Sulfate has improved effusion scores following arthroscopic surgery."
Clinical SurveyClick here To Read Study (PDF)
"Of the 28 patients, 26 (93%) reported improvement by thirty days."
Canine StudyClick here To Read Study (PDF)
"This study suggests that orally administered hyaluronan is a useful method of treating arthritis in the dog."