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Florida Veterinary Action against Horse Vet Scott Langton, DVM

Florida Regulators Discipline Equine Vet

The Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine placed equine vet Scott Langton, DVM on probation for one-year for failing to keep writte...
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Field safety studies, which examined the vaccine when used in the first, second and third trimesters of pregnancy, showed no systemic or local reactions to vaccination

Leptospirosis Vaccine Approved for Mare Pregnancy

The equine leptospirosis vaccine against L. pomona receives additional approval for use in all three trimesters of a mare's pregnancy....
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The new technology captures three-dimensional, high-resolution computed tomography (CT) images in the standing and moving horse without the need for anesthesia.

Barrel Racer's Mystery Injury Solved

The barrel racer’s bone scan showed a hot spot right where the spine attaches to the base of the skull, indicating an injury. But th...
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A Kentucky based animal health supplement manufacturer is voluntarily recalling three animal optic eye drop products after bacteria was detected in product samples.

Kinetic Vet Recalls Equine Eye Drops Due to Bacteria

Recall Bacteria detected in product samples leads a Kentucky based animal health supplement manufacturer to voluntarily recall three...
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Keeping horses' bars aligned and healthy are key to prevent a "stacked sole," or worse, a bruised sole or abscess.

Consistent Trimming Keeps Hooves Maintained, Bars Aligned

Proper hoof trimming is vital to preventing injury causing lameness in horses. Keeping horses’ bars aligned and healthy are key to p...
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Efforts to save horses and care for them continue in Louisiana. You can help support the Louisiana State Animal Response Team by making a donation here to the organization.

500+ Horses Saved from Louisiana Flooding

Even as historic water levels paralyze Louisiana more than 500 horses were saved from the flooding that ripped through parishes. ...
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Merial said in a statement that an injection is the best way to initiate therapy, while the paste is convenient for accurate dosing. Equioxx Tablets can be given with or without feed.

FDA Approves Equioxx Tablets for Horses

Equioxx Equine veterinarians will soon have a new formulation of Equioxx in their arsenal to help relieve osteoarthritis in their ho...
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Big Bones and Little Chef Die in Horse Trailer Accident

Graphic Video: Two Horses Killed in Horrific Trailer Accident

It was supposed to be a fun day of trail riding for two Maryland brothers, but the day ended in tragedy over the weekend. Jesse P...
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Crowley's Sales Barn and Stable

Horse Dies in Fire at Crowley's Sales Barn in MA

Barn Fire One horse is dead after an intense fire at Crowley's Sales Barn and Stables in Massachusetts. Several other horses were...
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Fire Strikes Horse Stable

10 Horses Die in California Stable Fire

80 Firefighters Ten horses died in a California stable fire that is being called suspicious, according to the fire chief. It happ...
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Navicular vs Caudal Heel Syndrome

Navicular or Caudal Heel Syndrome: Detection and Treatment

When horses show lameness, but the prognosis isn’t obvious, it is often diagnosed as Navicular Disease. Navicular is a degenerative...
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Hero Saves 25+ Horses from Houston Flooding

Hero Saves 25+ Horses from Houston Flooding

A Texas horse trainer is being called a hero the day after he saved more than 25 horses from drowning in Houston's raging flood water...
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Horses Struggle to Survive in Houston's Rising Floodwaters

Horses Struggle to Survive in Houston's Rising Floodwaters

Authorities responded to Cypress Trails Equestrian Center in Humble after more than a foot of rain deluged parts of Houston in a 24...
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Robotic Medical Device May Improve Equine Healing: Researchers

Robotic Medical Device May Improve Equine Healing: Researchers

Researchers say they hope a robotic lift system will help improve how horses recover from limb fractures and other traumatic injuries....
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Colic 911

Colic 911

The most common reason horses require emergency veterinary care is colic, the general term for abdominal pain. Colic is considered the...
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Heart Squeeze for the Future Flying 'Squirrel'

Heart Squeeze for the Future Flying 'Squirrel'

The Emergency and Critical Care team knew the possible diagnosis and checked Squirrel’s heart immediately upon arrival at New Bol...
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5 Reasons Your Saddle Doesn't Fit [AND Helpful Solutions]

5 Reasons Your Saddle Doesn't Fit [AND Potential Solutions]

We've all had the misfortune of seeing someone at the barn riding in a poorly fitting saddle. Or worse, we've been that person! While...
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Equine Sarcoid Vaccine is Effective: Penn Vet Researchers

Equine Sarcoid Vaccine is Effective: Penn Vet Researchers

Autologous vaccination is a safe, quick, and inexpensive method of treating sarcoid tumors in horses, according to research by veterin...
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Managing Quarter Cracks in the Horse's Hoof

Managing Quarter Cracks in the Horse's Hoof

When hooves aren’t trimmed properly or horseshoes don’t fit correctly your horse may get a quarter crack caused by excessive force...
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MD Horses Free after Stable Roof Collapse

MD Horses Free after Stable Roof Collapse

A dozen horses are free from a Maryland stable after the roof partially collapsed, an official says. The Poolesville farm's 35 horses...
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Veterinary Team Solves Post-Foaling Emergency

Veterinary Team Solves Post-Foaling Emergency

Three hours after foaling the placenta was very retained. The timing is crucial on the placenta passing, because mares can get septic ...
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6 Horse Health Tips for Cold Weather

6 Horse Health Tips for Cold Weather

Winter is here and could smack parts of the East Coast with blizzard conditions. Here are six veterinarian recommended horse health t...
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FL Authorities Confirm Scott Langton Death Suicide

Fake Veterinarian Allegedly Treating Horses: Kansas Vet Board

A convicted criminal is impersonating a licensed equine veterinarian in Kansas, according to state officials. The Kansas Board of Ve...
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Feeding and Care of Horses in Cold Weather

Feeding and Care of Horses in Cold Weather

Cold weather, particularly below freezing temperatures, along with blistering cold rains, requires horse owners to pay careful attenti...
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Saving Nova: The Therapy Horse Helping Kids

Saving Nova: The Therapy Horse Helping Kids

Nova is one of seven hors­es that live with a family of adopted and foster kids. Ranging in ages from 7 to 16, they have all left beh...
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