Horse Disease Materials – Gastro-intestinal

Gastro-intestinal Materials

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Doughnut Hole

Think of the Doughnut hole, the space filled with air going from the top to the bottom of the Doughnut. Now place your finger in the Doughnut and wear it like a ring. Is there any question that the hole is NOT the Doughnut? Yet without the Doughnut, there would be no...

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Gut Microbes – Decomplexicating Equine Nutrition Part 3 of 12

So far we have covered the definition of grazers as an animal that eats cellulose. We have discussed the similarities between carbohydrates (glucose, starch, cellulose, glycogen), fats (triglycerides, short chain fatty acids, ketones) and amino acids (the building...

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Horse Digestive System – An Introduction

The digestive tract starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. It is a tube that runs through the body and the contents within this tube are really outside the body – like the hole in the doughnut. The lining of the digestive tract keeps out the things that are...

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Horse Digestive System – Choke

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Horse Digestive System – Colic

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Horse Digestive System – Diarrhea

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Horse Digestive System – Leaky Gut Syndrome

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Horse Digestive System – Ulcers

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Horse Neoplastic Diseases – Incisor Tumors

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Horse Neoplastic Diseases – Neoplasia In The Oral Cavity

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Horse Parasitic Diseases – Internal Parasites

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – An Introduction

This subject is divided into sections organized by teeth (incisors, cheek teeth, canines), the oral cavity and the skull pertaining to the teeth. There is also the aging project where I took about 8 to 10 horses with documented ages in groups from 3 years to 30+ years...

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Canine Calculus

SummaryArticleVideosRelated Material Tarter or calculus is found in some horses but not in others.  Sometimes it is on 1 canine, sometimes all 4 but it is most commonly found on the lower canines.  It can also be found on the incisors and rarely on the cheek side of...

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Canine Debris

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Canine Decay And EOTRH

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Canine Fractures

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Canines – Unusual Findings

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Calculus

SummaryArticleVideosRelated Material Tarter or calculus is found in some horses but not in others.  Sometimes it is on 1 canine, sometimes all 4 but it is most commonly found on the lower canines.  It can also be found on the incisors and rarely on the cheek side of...

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Cap Fractures

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Cap Remnants

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Displaced

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth End Stage

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Eruption Bumps

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Extractions

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Foreign Objects

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Fractures

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Hooks

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cheek Teeth Waves

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Cribbing Rings

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Dental Speculum Injury

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Abnormalities

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Absence

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Calculus

SummaryArticleVideosRelated Material Tarter or calculus is found in some horses but not in others.  Sometimes it is on 1 canine, sometimes all 4 but it is most commonly found on the lower canines.  It can also be found on the incisors and rarely on the cheek side of...

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Cap Remnants

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Damage

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Decay And EOTRH

SummaryArticleVideosRelated Material I have written a lot about EOTRH in the incisors and the canines and the articles can be found in the “Related Material” tab.  Please go there to read these.  In addition there are over 180 images of EOTRH in horses...

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Extractions

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Fractures

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Hooks

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Supernumerary Teeth

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Trauma

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Incisor Wear

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Large Canines

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Oral Cavity Abscess

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Oral Cavity Growths

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Oral Cavity Trauma

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Overbite

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Parrot Mouth

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Puffy Cheeks

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Quidding

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Sow Mouth

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – The Palate

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – The Tongue

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint)

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Underbite

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Horse Teeth And Oral Cavity – Vesicular Stomatitis

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Lectins

Here is a new word for many of you but we have known about them for a while. A lectin is a protein made by plants. OK so far? The things I will be writing about here are mind blowing – and very new. I am excited about this information for a lot of reasons. The...

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Podcast #022 – Parasites Revisited and Liver Disease

I attended two meetings recently. One was about parasites in horses and was worth revisiting for a fresh perspective. The other was about liver disease in horses. While these sound beyond the routine needs of horse owners, I know that many of you want to bridge your...

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Podcast #033 – Understanding The Basics Of Colic In Horses

.As a veterinarian, I have seen many horses with colic and as a horse owner, I have experienced colic personally. There is one thing for certain and that is we need to prevent it from happening in the first place. This is why The Horse’s Advocate explains the harm of...

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Podcast #039 – Sand Colic In Horses

Sand colic in horses is defined as a blockage in the digestive tract due to the accumulation of sand. It is common where horses graze on land with a sand base. But even if your horses live nowhere near sand, this podcast has value. The root cause of sand accumulation...

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Symbiosis And The Horse’s Gut

I am trying to make sense of things but I keep coming up short when determining why grain causes so many issues in horses. My search has led me to an idea that is based on research in human nutrition.  In this and blogs I am writing over the next several weeks I will...

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Doughnut Hole

Think of the Doughnut hole, the space filled with air going from the top to the bottom of the...

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Lectins

Here is a new word for many of you but we have known about them for a while. A lectin is a protein...

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