Previous Issues

Previous Issues

Fall 2018

Cover image of Fall 2018 Horse ReportFall 2018 - The Vitamin E issue

  • Vitamin E Deficiency in Horses
  • Vitamin E: Key to Equine Health
  • Importance of Vitamin E




Summer 2018

Cover image of Summer 2018 Horse ReportSummer 2018

  • Improving Racing Safety
  • Helping Horses Live Long and Healthy Lives
  • 2018 Wilson Award
  • 2018 El Blanco Award
  • and More.....



Spring 2018

Cover image of Spring 2018 Horse Report

Spring 2018

  • Ferraro Endowed Directorship
  • A Deadly Strain of Equine Herpes Virus
  • CEH Layup Boarding
  • Endowed Fund to support research
  • and More......



Winter 2018

Cover image of Winter 2018 Horse Report

Winter 2018

  • Model Quarantine Accommodations
  • California Wildfires
  • Vaccination for "Lawsonia Disease"
  • Champion Roping Horse Recovers from Botulism
  • and More.......



Fall 2017

HR Fall 2017Fall 2017

  • Leading the Way in Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) Testing
  • New Hope for Eliminating Eye Cancer
  • How Computers Aid in Mapping Equine Pain
  • One Horse's Transition from the Racetrack to Show Ring
  • ...and More



Summer 2017

HR Summer 2017Summer 2017

  • Neonatal Unit for Critical Foals
  • UC Davis First In Vitro Equine Pregnancy
  • CEH hosts CEM training for USDA and CDFA
  • 2017 El Blanco Award
  • ...and More



Spring 2017

Horse Report Spring 2017

Spring 2017

  • Center for Equine Health Hosts Emergency Response Expert
  • Unraveling a Common Neurological Disease
  • Regenerating Equine Athletes with Stem Cells
  • Leave a Legacy While Planning for the Future
  • A Horse Lover’s Commitment to Equine Health
  • ...and More


Winter 2017

HR Winter 2017Winter 2017

  • Understanding and Addressing Lameness
  • How Do You Know if a Horse is Lame?
  • What is Equine Footing Science?
  • UC Davis Bone Scans Improving the Lives of Racehorses
  • ...and More




Fall 2016

HR Fall 2016 cover

Fall 2016

  • Creating a Lasting Legacy
  • Protecting Racing Integrity
  • Postmortem Examinations
  • Reducing Catastrophic Injuries
  • Advancements in Hospital Care
  • ...and More


May 2015

Horse Report - May 2015 CoverMay 2015 - Neonatal Critical Care Issue

  • Caring for Critically Ill Newborn Foals
  • Intensive Care for Foals at UC Davis
  • Discoveries in Neonatology Made at UC Davis
  • What You Can Do To Promote A Healthy Foal


Winter 2014

HR Fall 2014 coverWinter 2014

  • Pigeon Fever: Varying Forms of Infection in Horses
  • External Abscesses
  • Internal Abscesses
  • Ulcerative Lymphangitis
  • The Role of Ultrasound in Abdominal Pigeon Fever Infections



Fall 2014

HR Fall 2014 cover

Fall 2014

  • When Disaster Strikes, What Will You Do?
  • Disaster Training Through UC Davis
  • Protection for Animals at the State and Federal Levels
  • Do Your Horses Know How to Load?
  • Winner of the 2014 Wilson Award
  • Communicating During a Disaster

Download an Equine Emergency Preparedness poster to hang in your barn (pdf).

Video: Indirect Horse Movement with Dr. John Madigan

Video: Leading Horses with Dr. John Madigan


Summer 2014

Horse ReportSummer 2014

  • Zoonoses: What Horse Owners Need to Know
  • The Role of Veterinarians in Public Health
  • Illustration of a Zoonosis
  • Zoonoses and Horses
  • How to Care for Animals Testing Positive for Salmonella
  • How to Care for Horses Testing Positive for MRSA
  • and More.....

Video: CEH Equine Vaccinations


Spring 2014

Horse ReportSpring 2014

  • Optimizing the Care & Management of Your Equine Athlete
  • Equine Anti-Doping Regulations
  • Maximizing Health
  • Nutrition
  • Conditioning and Fitness
  • and More....


Video - Racetrack Surface Study - Turf

Video - Racetrack Surface Study - Synthetic

Video - Equine Acupuncture and Chiropractic Exam/Treatment with Dr. Sarah le Jeune


October 2013

Horse ReportOctober 2013

  • Caring for Horses Through Life and Death
  • Helping a Child Cope with the Loss of Their Pet
  • A Meaningful Way to Celebrate, Commemorate and Remember
  • How to Prepare an Advance Directive for Your Horse
  • When the Time Comes to Consider Euthanasia



July 2013

Horse ReportJuly 2013

  • Transporting Horses by Road and Air: Recommendations for Reducing the Stress
  • Reducing Transport Stress: Before Transport, During Transport, After Arrival
  • How Cross-Tying During Transport Affects Horses
  • CEM Quarantine at the UC Davis Center for Equine Health
  • Shipping Fever: Prevention is Key

Video - Entrance Exam for Horses Arriving For CEM Quarantine


March 2013

Horse ReportMarch 2013

  • The Equine Heart: Power Plant Unequaled
  • Baby Kaya Gets a Pacemaker
  • The Art of Listening to Your Horse's Heart
  • Cash: The Little Horse with a Big Hole in His Heart
  • Oleander Poisoning: The Preventable Illness


Video - Cardiac Auscultation, Part 1

Video - Cardiac Auscultation, Part 2

Audio - Cash's Heart Murmur


December 2012

Horse ReportDecember 2012

  • The Miniature Horse: More Than Just a Smaller Horse!
  • Miniature Horses as Guides for the Blind or Disabled
  • Best Wishes to Zippin Bonanza Flash
  • Decoding Your Horse's DNA



October 2012

Horse ReportOctober 2012

  • Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers in Horses
  • Equine Surgical Emergency & Critical Care Service
  • When Things Are Not Quite Right
  • Dakota Rebounds!
  • Equine Oncology Program Unveils New Cancer Research Project


July 2012

Horse ReportJuly 2012

  • Nutrition for Rehabilitating the Starved Horse
  • Henneke Body Condition Scoring System
  • The Underweight Horse: Surveillance and Management Considerations
  • Cowboy's Triumph
  • Mindy the Comeback Kid
  • Sonoma County's CHANGE Program

Video - Mindy Finds A New Home

Video - Interview With Dr. Grant Miller About the Sonoma County Change Program


April 2012

Horse ReportApril 2012

  • Integrative Medicine: Combining the Best of Conventional and Complementary Therapies
  • Acupuncture and Chiropractic
  • Integrative Medicine Service at UC Davis
  • Wrisque Returns to Dressage
  • The Best Wake-Up Call Is A Near Miss

Video - Equine Acupuncture and Chiropractic Exam/Treatment with Dr. Sarah le Jeune


December 2011

Horse ReportDecember 2011

  • Equine Dentistry: It's Not Just Floating Anymore
  • Guest Practitioner's Message
  • Who Should Care For Your Horse's Teeth?
  • Equine Internal Medicine and Dentistry Service
  • Dillon: The Well-Cared-For But Neglected Horse


Video - Equine Dental Exam


October 2011

Horse ReportOctober 2011

  • Equine Fractures: Improving the Chances for a Successful Outcome
  • Emergency First Aid and Stabilization Techniques
  • What To Do Before the Vet Arrives
  • Frequent Flyer Switches Careers
  • Emergency Splinting Techniques for Stabilizing Equine Fractures chart to know when use of the Kimzey splint is appropriate

Chart of Emergency Splinting Techniques for Stabilizing Equine Fractures (pdf)

View the video demonstration by Dr. Galuppo on applying the Kimzey Leg Saver splint.


July 2011

Horse ReportJuly 2011

  • The Second Most Common Neurological Disease Diagnosed in Horses
  • Commentary on NAD/EDM by Researchers Involved in Neurological Evaluations
  • Anatomy of an Epidemic: The 2011 EHV-1 Outbreak
  • Everyday Biosecurity Considerations for Your Horse
  • Biosecurity Measures for Different Situations


Video- Demonstration by Dr. Carrie Finno of the clinical signs of neuroaxonal dystrophy/equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy


April 2011

Horse ReportApril 2011

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma: Improving Treatment for Tendon and Ligament Injuries
  • Aidan's Long Road to Recovery
  • The Horse Report To Be An Online Publication
  • Dr. K. Gary Magdesian Named to Endowed Chair
  • AAEP Foundation Names Carrie J. Finno Past Presidents' Fellow
  • Rocky's Story


July 2010

Horse ReportJuly 2010

  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine in Horses: Progress Through 2010
  • Umbilical Cord-Derived MSCs Now Being Grown at UC Davis
  • Veterinary Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Group Scientific Collaborators
  • Lukimbi: The Setback and Triumph of a Budding Racehorse
  • Portrait of an Endowment



March 2010

Horse ReportMarch 2010

  • Equine Proliferative Enteropathy in Horses Primarily Affects Foals
  • EPE: Summary of Clinical Signs
  • EPE: Diagnostic Evaluation
  • EPE: Treatment & Prevention
  • Transvenous Electrical Cardioversion in Horses with Atrial Fibrillation
  • Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference Receives Rave Reviews


December 2009

Horse ReportDecember 2009

  • African Horse Sickness in North America? Lessons Learned from Recent Viral Epidemics
  • The Role of Climate Change in Spreading Disease
  • Bluetongue Virus in Europe
  • African Horse Sickness
  • Could African Horse Sickness Follow Bluetongue Virus?


July 2009

Horse ReportJuly 2009

  • Gaining Ground on EPM
  • Overview of EPM
  • A Diagnostic Challenge
  • Recent Improvements in Diagnostic Testing
  • Laboratory Testing for EPM at UC Davis


April 2009

Horse ReportApril 2009

  • The Equine Eye
  • Eye Problems in Horses
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Corneal Disorders
  • and More....


October 2008

Horse ReportOctober 2008

  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine in Horses
  • Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Group
  • UC Davis School of Medicine's Stem Cell Program to Collaborate with Veterinary School's Regenerative Medicine Group
  • UC Davis Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Group Partners with Vantus of ThermoGenesis Corporation to Develop Stem Cell Technology


July 2008

Horse ReportJuly 2008

  • Emerging Equine Diseases: Four Important Diseases/Syndromes
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • African Horse Sickness
  • Equine Multinodular Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Bone Fragility Syndrome


April 2008

Horse ReportApril 2008

  • Understanding Cancer in Horses: Some Common Tumors and What to Expect
  • Important Facts to Know About Cancer in Horses
  • State-of-the-Art Methods for Diagnosing Cancer
  • The Promise and Obstacle in Horse Cancer Research
  • Donor Support


January 2008

Horse ReportJanuary 2008

  • Colic: An Age-Old Problem
  • What to Expect When Your Horse Is Seen for Colic at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
  • What You Can Do To Reduce the Risk of Colic in Your Horse
  • UC Davis Comparative Gastroenterology Laboratory


October 2007

Horse ReportOctober 2007

  • Internal Parasites in Horses: What Every Horse Owner Should Know
  • How to Succeed at Parasite Control
  • Tips for Controlling Flying Insects
  • Efficacy of Anthelmintic Drugs Used in Horses
  • Drug Resistance in Equine Parasites: A Cautionary Tale


July 2007

Horse ReportJuly 2007

  • Understanding Equine Behavior Problems: Causes, Treatment and Prevention
  • From Lost Cause to Bright Future
  • Foal Rejection in the Postpartum Period
  • Teaching a Horse to Accept Inhalation Treatment with a Face Mask



April 2007

Horse ReportApril 2007

  • Awakening the Dormant Dragon: Neurological Form of Equine Herpesvirus-1
  • Isolation and Quarantine Procedures To Prevent the Spread of EHV-1
  • Diagnostic Testing for EHV-1
  • Status of Vaccination Against EHV-1 Myeloencephalopathy (Neurological Form)
  • Everyday Biosecurity Considerations for Your Horse
  • Biosecurity Measures for Different Situations
  • How to Set Up a Disease Isolation Unit at a Farm or Horse Show


January 2007

Horse ReportJanuary 2007

  • When Disaster Strikes - UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team is There to Help
  • California's Animals to be Included in State Disaster Plans
  • UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team
  • Rescue Mission: Perspective of the Veterinary Student
  • Disaster Preparedness for Horses
  • The Juliette Weston Shur Fellowship Fund


October 2006

Horse ReportOctober 2006

  • The Equine Heart
  • Little Horse with a Big Hole in His Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation: A Common Problem in Horse
  • Oleander Poisoning: The Preventable Illness
  • Dr. Jeffrey Norris Wins the 2006 Wilson Award
  • Cardiology Service at the UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital 


July 2006

Horse ReportJuly 2006

  • The Aging Horse
  • Diseases Associated with Aging
  • Food for Thought: Feeding the Senior Horse
  • Gift to a Friend
  • A Tribute to Peggy and Dino
  • Tips for Caring for the Older Horse


January 2006

Horse ReportJanuary 2006

  • Equine Dermatology - Everything You Wanted to Know (and More) About Skin
  • Control Flying Insects To Protect Your Horses
  • Dermatology Service at the UC Davis VMTH
  • Equine Dermatology History Form
  • An Ongoing Case of Pemphigus Foliaceus in a Foal