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Will you be ready when it really counts? Emergencies arise for our clinic several times a week. Urgencies (situations that are less serious, but nonetheless require...

Know the signs and what to do. Every season in equine practice brings with it a unique set of ailments that keeps the veterinarians at GVEC...

How complicated is it? So, you took the big step. You bought a horse, but the horse is not from the United States. He needs to...

Knowing the causes can help minimize the risk. Laminitis, or inflammation of the laminae that attach the horny hooves to the sensitive internal structures of the...

What are they, and what can be done? Our horses’ coats change from sleek to furry as the winter winds gather, but whatever the season, the...

Has your vet told you your horse is overweight? What may be causing your horse’s weight gain? Diet? A medical condition? Something else? Whatever the...

Mealtime is the highlight of every horse’s day, so when they get fed, they indulge heavily—sometimes too heavily—causing “choke.” As you may have figured out by...

“Scratches”, “mud fever”, and “greasy heel” are all familiar terms for pastern dermatitis, a common equine skin problem. Technically, pastern dermatitis is not a single...

Know what you’re getting into before you invest in a new horse. Purchasing a horse is generally thought to be a major investment, especially when you...

“The best defense is a good offense” when it comes to disease prevention. Drawing from the old cliché, a horse’s best defense against infectious disease is...