33:49 min
Content presented by Katie Ellis, DVM, CEVMM, CVA
During this webcast, Dr. Katie Ellis will review common tools used for equine rehabilitation. Additionally, she will discuss indications for use for each of these modalities, and mechanisms of action, as well as evidence for use in horses, when available. Contraindications for each modality will also be explained.
55:43 min
Content presented by Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
As you know, we have a severe shortage of veterinarians and support staff in our profession. While we tend to focus on attracting people to the veterinary profession, the bigger issue is that we have a retention problem. Disengaged employees are a cause of low morale, productivity and profitability; and increased employee turnover, burnout and client complaints. One key to retaining employees is to create a business culture that has a high level of employee engagement. A standardized employee...
56:56 min
Content presented by Leah Limone, DVM, Dipl. ACVD (equine specialty)
During this webcast, Dr. Leah Limone will review how to complete a thorough oral/dental examination. She will also explore normal vs abnormal anatomy, and go over radiographic views to take to help diagnose areas of dental disease.
Scientific Snapshots
04:30 min
Content prepared by Jennifer Jobin, BSc, DVM
Emerging antimicrobial resistance among both human and animal populations has been a concern for some time. While the use of antimicrobials is regulated in certain animal populations in the US, their use in horses is not. Antimicrobial use is of interest because it creates selection pressure for antimicrobial resistance. Because of the large equine population, frequent travel of those equines and close contact between equine athletes, staff and spectators at racetracks, there is a possibility...
04:00 min
Content prepared by Jennifer Jobin, BSc, DVM
While gabapentin in often used in humans and small animals, there has been limited information about the safety and efficacy of dosing gabapentin in horses. So far, most of our information about the use of gabapentin is drawn from extrapolations based on its use in other species including dogs, cats and humans. The analgesic dose of gabapentin is still not known in horses. A recent study (Gold et al., 2022) compared the effects of treating equines with 40 mg/kg or 120 mg/kg of gabapentin...
4:30 min
Content prepared by Jennifer Jobin, BSc, DVM
The equine navicular apparatus as a premier enthesis organ: Functional implications The diagnosis of navicular syndrome (sometimes called caudal foot pain, palmar foot pain, podotrochlosis) is often dreaded by riders, trainers and veterinarians. Lameness attributable to the caudal region of the foot, sensitivity over the navicular regions and radiographic changes in the bone are part of the clinical portrait of the disease. While the ability to precisely diagnose specific lesions in each...
Brain Matters
01:00 min
Content prepared by Jennifer Jobin, BSc, DVM
01:00 min