Studies

Equine Osteoarthritis Podcast - Ask The Vet LIVE with TheHorse.com.

Expert speakers include Scott Pierce, DVM and Lisa Fortier, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS.

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"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. AVCD

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"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.

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"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 Thoroughbred

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"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 Thoroughbred

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"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 Surgery

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"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 Survey

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"Of the 28 patients, 26 (93%) reported improvement by thirty days."

Canine Study

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"This study suggests that orally administered hyaluronan is a useful method of treating arthritis in the dog."