Diseases

Information and approaches farriers take while dealing with a number of diseases of the equine foot.

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Merck Animal Health Introduces Armatrex

Product is a spray-on antimicrobial biosecurity solution for animal health operations
Merck Animal Health announces the launch of Armatrex — an EPA registered bacteriostatic spray-on antimicrobial solution for use on structures and physical components in a variety of livestock production, equine and companion animal biosecurity situations.
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Research Journal: April 2020

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Researchers in Great Britain used a web-based questionnaire in a prospective study designed to investigate factors associated with the occurrence of laminitis. Over a 2-year period, almost 7,000 questionnaires were obtained from owners reporting on 123 episodes of laminitis in about 1,100 horses and ponies. Most (93) of the animals only had one incident of laminitis while 19 animals has multiple episodes.
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6 Steps to Cure a Microbial Infection

Treating thrush, white line and other infections require an approach that is effective without causing harm to a horse’s foot
Many farriers have a tried-and-tested method of working with microbial issues on a horse’s feet. But from time to time, a case might come along that is particularly stubborn — when nothing seems to work or it just keeps recurring, despite a hoof-care professional’s best efforts.
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EVENTS

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32nd Annual Heumphreus Lecture

2/3/18
University of California, Davis
United States
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting the 32nd annual Heumphreus Lecture. Read More

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Clinic day for farriers and veterinarians

2/15/20
University of Montreal
3200 rue Sicotte Saint-Hyacinthe
Canada
The faculty of veterinary medicine at the University of Montreal will host a clinic day for farriers at veterinaries. The clinician is Dr. Steve O'Grady. Read More

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Dr. Redden's Equine Podiatry Courses

7/26/21
Dr. Ric Redden Clinic
8235 McCowans Ferry Rd.
Versailles, KY
United States
Dr. Ric Redden's 5-Day Equine Podiatry Courses will be July 26-30, 2021, at his clinic, 8235 McCowans Ferry Rd., Versailles, Ky. Read More

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Dr. Redden's Equine Podiatry Courses

9/6/21
Dr. Ric Redden Clinic
8235 McCowans Ferry Rd.
Versailles, KY
United States
Dr. Ric Redden's 5-Day Equine Podiatry Courses will be Sept. 6-10, 2021, at his clinic, 8235 McCowans Ferry Rd., Versailles, Ky. Read More

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