Browse by Tags

The Value of a Diagnosis

Horse owners try to manage problems themselves, thus delaying a call to a veterinarian to avoid emergency visit costs, and horses sometimes suffer as a result....

Navigating a Diagnosis

When a horse shows signs of illness or lameness, the cause is not always clear-cut. One reader discovered the power of working closely with a good vet, research, and preservation....

Filed under:

Regenerative Therapies for Horses

A researcher provides her perspective on the current status of the use of regenerative medicine to treat tendon and ligament injuries in horses. ...

Ideally Speaking--Owning a Horse

Knowing more about your horses can help make your veterinarian's job a little easier....

Hoof Care--Addressing the Individual

We have greatly altered the lifestyle of our domesticated horses. These changes have had some negative impacts on the horse, one example of which is the health and quality of the hoof....

Filed under:

The Whole Horse

These days, as a veterinarian, it is not unusual to walk into a barn and set up more than $100,000 in equipment to do a routine exam. We have digital radiography, computerized radiography, ultrasound, and even lameness locators. Veterinarians have become very adept at using equipment to make an exact diagnosis....

Filed under:

About This Blog

Across the Fence is a regular guest opinion column in our monthly magazine, The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care. Come on up to the fence and join the discussion on topics of importance to the horse industry!