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Esophageal Choke In Horses:

Signs, Causes, Treatment & Prevention WRITTEN BY: Grace Owen, DVM Equine Medical Associates | Edmond Choke in horses refers to an esophageal blockage that is usually caused by food material. It is most common in older horses with poor dentition but can occur in any age category. Unlike humans, when a horse is choked, it […] read more >

Equine Foraging Behavior:

Does it matter to you? By Dr. Kris Hiney Equine Extension Specialist | Oklahoma State University The best environments for horses are those that most closely mimic their natural state. Grazing fresh pasture and continual turn out offer the horse freedom of movement, mental stimulation and natural feeding behavior. Continuous intake of smaller meals fits […] read more >

OklahomaHorses DVM Feature

The Essential Work of DVMs There’s no question the veterinary workforce is essential. The industry provides medical care for household pets, service and therapy animals and issues certificates of veterinary inspection required for the movement of animals between states and countries, including those entering the food supply. If you didn’t already appreciate the importance of your veterinary […] read more >

Neurologic Diseases in Horses:

Early detection for better outcomes Written By Grace Owen, DVM Equine Medical Associates Edmond, OK Neurologic diseases in horses affect the central nervous system (CNS). They can sometimes be difficult to diagnose as many of them carry similar clinical signs. Some of these symptoms can be especially scary for horse owners as they involve varying […] read more >

Cribbing: the End of the World or Behavioral Quirk?

Written By Dr. Kris Hiney Equine Extension Specialist Oklahoma State University You see your pride and joy grasp a board rail with his upper incisors, arch his neck and inhale loudly. Your heart drops. You now have a cribber. Will he teach it to others, destroy your property or immediately decline in value? While cribbing […] read more >

Equine Emergencies:

Planning for the Unexpected BY Grace Owen, DVM Equine Medical Associates Edmond, OK Being a horse owner is a huge responsibility. Accommodating the daily needs of your horse is easy to plan for. You know he will need a certain diet, hoof care and routine veterinary care. But what about the unexpected? What I have […] read more >


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