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Student Spotlights: Summer at the ERC

With summer nearing an end, we are wrapping up our two seasons of having student workers at our equine reproduction center. In the spring and summer, these girls work long hours everyday to help our ERC clients, and take care…

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What are summer sores?

  • November 1, 2012
  • Blog

“Summer sores” is a horseman’s term for a skin condition caused by larvae of Habronema or Draschia species worms. The adult worms of these species live on the inside wall of the equine stomach and do not migrate internally. In fact, most horses with…

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On The Road Again

  • August 15, 2012
  • Blog

Earlier this summer, our Facebook and Twitter followers got a chance to see what it was like to spend a day with Peterson & Smith ambulatory vet, Dr. Bill Russell.  We started at the crack of dawn, and spent the…

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What’s New in the Pharmacy: Gastrafate!

  • August 12, 2012
  • Blog

The Peterson & Smith Pharmacy is carrying a new treatment for horses with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome.  Equine Gastrafate (by Bioniche Animal Health) is a low cost, botanical based product that directly contacts and heals the mucosal lining.   Gastrafate uses…

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