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New Reporting Requirements for USEF Competition Horses Administered Depo-Provera!

By: Jennifer Wright, DVM, IVCA The new medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA, or commonly known as “Depo”) disclosure reporting requirements can be a bit mystifying so here is the quick and easy (effective 9/7/17): An MPA Disclosure Form must first be filled out that includes the date and dose of ALL administrations within the previous 90 days…. Read more »

Ivermectin/Moxidectin Toxicity in Dogs

(Because We Care About Our Little Furry Friends, Too!!) By: Jennifer Wright, DVM, IVCA Did you know that Ivermectin or Moxidectin-containing deworming products commonly administered to your horse can seriously harm or kill your dog?  Eating the small bits of paste that your horse spits out OR eating your horse’s manure after they have been… Read more »

Red Maple Toxicosis

By: Molly Kaplan, DVM Now that the fall is upon us, it is that time of year that owners should be aware of Red Maple leaf toxicosis. The Red Maple (Acer rubrum)  is a deciduous tree found in the northeast of the United States and is a common tree found along pastures.  The disease is… Read more »

Hot Weather Considerations

Dr. Jennifer Wright  It’s HOT HOT HOT outside, and it would appear that the humid summer weather is here to stay! Horses (and riders) are at great risk of experiencing heat stroke, dehydration or other debilitating problems associated with heat in this type of weather, as their primary method of cooling (sweating and evaporation) is… Read more »

Equine Wellness Program 2017

Dr. Jennifer Wright Greetings and Happy New Year!  Everyone at Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC wishes you and your horse another year full of health, happiness, and prosperity.  Accordingly, we are excited to offer our Equine Wellness Program for 2017 at the same prices as last year!  The Equine Wellness Program consists of three… Read more »

What is Veterinary Chiropractic?

Dr. Jennifer Wright What is Veterinary Chiropractic? Veterinary chiropractic is a field of animal health care that focuses on the restoration and maintenance of a properly functioning neuromuscular system, without the use of drugs or surgery.  This type of care is a manual therapy, meaning that the doctor uses their hands to identify and treat biomechanical… Read more »

Colic

Dr. Denise Gorondy Colic. In the world of horses, there are few words that can cause as much concern as this. For owners, riders, and veterinarians alike, colic has a major impact on the equine industry. A 2005 scientific paper reported that colic is responsible for more deaths in horses that any disease group except… Read more »

Equine Wellness Program 2016

Dr. Jennifer Wright   Greetings and Happy New Year!  Everyone at Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC wishes you and your horse a new year full of health, happiness, and prosperity.  Accordingly, we are excited to introduce our new and improved Equine Wellness Program for 2016!  The new Equine Wellness Program consists of three comprehensive… Read more »

Through the Veterinarian’s Eyes

Dr. Denise Gorondy The job of an equine veterinarian is so dynamic. As far as jobs go it is enjoyable, involves hard work, provides opportunity to meet horses and individuals of all backgrounds, and every day is a different adventure. Your Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services veterinarians strive very hard to make every visit with… Read more »

Systemic Equine Joint Therapy: Choosing Wisely

Jennifer L. Wright, DVM Adequan, Legend, MAP-5, Acetyl-D-Glucosamine, Pentosan, Polyglycan…as a horse owner, you have probably heard these names a million times.  You also probably recognized them as products that are used in the prevention and treatment of equine articular, or joint, diseases.  Numerous articles and advertisements extol the virtue of dozens of different joint… Read more »