Answer: Real In a recent article from The Modern Equine Veterinarian, the new leptospirosis vaccine LEPTO EQ INNOVATOR (Zoetis), has received additional approval for use in broodmares for all three trimesters of pregnancy. “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 vaccinations.”…Read more
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Answer: Myth In a recently published paper, a group of researchers undertook a project to examine breed-related differences in the breakdown of collagen. Their interest in this stems from the thought that issues such as aortic rupture, megaesophagus and gastric rupture are ”a manifestation of a presumed underlying soft tissue disorder.” Specific components of collagen…Read more
Answer: Real I apologize if this topic is found to be distasteful to any horse owner who happens to read this post, BUT I feel as though this must be addressed in a public way so that we can all do better by those horses that we love and stand to lose at some point.…Read more
Answer: Real In a recent issue of The Modern Equine Vet, Dr. Frank M. Andrews, DVM, MS, DACVIM-LAIM, LVMA, Equine Committee professor and director of the Equine Health Studies Program at Louisiana State University, discussed many of the facts about EGUS, looking at why this happens, what treatments are effective and management practices that can help horses to resolve…Read more
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