Vet Center Blog:

Where #SeriousHorsePeople come to better understand digestive health in horses and its impact and management.

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The Cycle of Performance and Malnutrition in Horses

When it comes to a horse’s health, nothing is more important than nutrition. It plays a role in almost everything—weight, body condition, attitude, energy, immunity, hoof health, and even mental focus. Therefore, appropriate and adequate […]

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The Relationship Between Stereotypies and Microbes

Stereotypies, such as cribbing and stall-walking, are not found in wild horses, thus are likely a direct result of domestication and modern husbandry practices. While they may arise for a variety of reasons, these vices […]

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Early Detection & Accurate Diagnosis of Equine Hindgut Pathologies

When it comes to the gastrointestinal health of our patients, equine veterinarians are highly aware of the widespread nature of gastric ulceration, especially for horses used in competition and professional settings. We also deal with […]

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Gornall Equestrian’s Results With SUCCEED

Up-and-coming British showjumper Jamie Gornall owns and runs a successful training and breeding yard, Gornall Equestrian. He and his team are dedicated to giving their horses the best possible care and management. This includes working […]

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Case Report: Laminitis with Possible Concurrent Hindgut Ulceration

Summary The patient in this case presented initially for evaluation of a lameness, and in turn was tentatively diagnosed with a hindgut ulcerative condition. The owners were unaware of the patient’s concurrent condition, but when […]

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Veterinary Researcher Says Too Much Emphasis on the Horse’s Stomach [VIDEO]

Since 2013, Professor Derek Knottenbelt and a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, have been studying gastrointestinal diseases in horses. While much research exists for understanding gastric ulcers, until now very little […]