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Southern Arizona Equine Health Care Symposium 2020

Southern Arizona Equine Health Care Symposium 2020
Reata Equine is helping organize the annual Southern Arizona Equine Health Care Symposium. This event will be held January 25th, 2020 at the University of Arizona Farm in Tucson (Campbell and Roger Road). This one-day event features equine health
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Estrous Suppression

When mares misbehave or behave in ways contrary to the owner’s wishes the reason is often felt to be estrous cycle related.

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Embryo Transfer (ET)

Embryo transfer is the removal of an embryo from a donor mare and placing it in the uterus of a recipient mare. The recipient mare carries the pregnancy and delivers the foal as if it was her own. The foal retains the genes of the donor mare and the

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Influencing The Sex Of Offspring

Sexing embryos by staining is possible but it is time consuming and reduces the viability of some embryos.

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The Signs of Colic

If you are not unsure if it is an emergency ALWAYS contact a veterinarian IMMEDIATELY ALWAYS contact a Veterinarian IMMEDIATELY with reports of sick or injured horses.

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Rabies

RABIES: WHAT IS THE RISK? If contracted, rabies is 100% fatal for humans and horses.

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Equine Herpesvirus (EHV) Information

Every few years, Equine Herpesvirus (EHV) makes its way into the horse world headlines. We hear terrifying stories about quarantine and crippling neuropathies, often leading to fear, blame, and miscommunication of information. Then, the commotion

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How to Vaccinate Your Horse

How to Vaccinate Your Horse. Some people wish to vaccinate their own horses for economic or other reasons. At Reata we want to see every horse in Southern Arizona properly vaccinated because we know that this is the best way to prevent potentially

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Why Your Veterinarian Should Be The One To Vaccinate Your Horse

A vaccination given to a horse by an owner or person other than a veterinarian may not produce the desired cost savings you may be looking for or the amount of protection your horse needs. Consider the following factors before deciding to administer

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Learn to Recognize the Signs of Laminitis

Every day veterinarians across the country see hundreds of cases of laminitis, a painful disease that affects the feet of horses. Laminitis results from the disruption of blood flow to the sensitive and insensitive laminae within the foot, which

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10 Tips for Weight Reduction in the Overweight Horse

As a horse owner, you play an important role in controlling your equine companion’s weight. Sound nutrition management, a regular exercise program and veterinary care are key to keeping your horse fit and healthy. Maintaining the ideal weight is not

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Be Prepared for an Equine Health Emergency

If you own horses long enough, sooner or later you are likely to confront a medical emergency. From lacerations to colic to foaling difficulties, there are many emergencies that a horse owner may encounter. You must know how to recognize serious

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Help your Foal Grow with Proper Nutrition

A healthy foal will grow rapidly, gaining in height, weight and strength almost before your eyes. From birth to age two, a young horse can achieve 90 percent or more of its full adult size, sometimes putting on as many as three pounds per day

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Immunizations: Protect Your Horse Against Infectious Diseases

Few things will protect your horse from the ravages of disease as easily and effectively as immunizations. The vaccines administered by your veterinarian to your horse place a protective barrier between the animal and a whole list of problems

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10 tips for Fighting Fungus-infected Fescue

Tall fescue is a grass which grows on over 35 million acres of land in the United States. As many as 700,000 horses may graze fescue pastures or be fed fescue hay each year. Many of these pastures contain fescue that is infected with an endophytic

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10 Tips for Choosing the Best Hay for Your Horse

High-quality hay can be an important source of essential nutrients in your horse’s diet. A horse’s protein and energy requirements depend on age, stage of development, metabolism and workload. A mature horse will eat 2 to 2.5% of its body weight a

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10 Tips for Caring for the Older Horse

Because of advances in nutrition, management and health care, horses are living longer, more useful lives. It’s not uncommon to find horses and ponies living well into their 20s and 30s. While genetics play a role in determining life span, you too

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10 Tips for Preventing Colic

The number one killer of horses is colic. Colic is not a disease, but rather a combination of signs that alert us to abdominal pain in the horse. Colic can range from mild to severe, but it should never be ignored. Many of the conditions that cause

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Don’t Skip the Purchase Exam

Owning a horse can be a big investment in time, money and emotion. Unfortunately, horses seldom come with a money-back guarantee. That’s why it is so important to investigate the horse’s overall health and condition through a purchase exam conducted

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Low Dose Insemination Techniques

INTRODUCTION

  • To obtain acceptable pregnancy rates, the minimum recommended number of spermatozoa is:
      • 300 million progressively motile spermatozoa for fresh semen
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