The Horse’s Advocate Podcasts Of 2021

The Horse’s Advocate Podcasts of 2021

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All podcasts have also been assigned to a corresponding topic. You might want to go to the topics page and look for a subject there. The podcast will be linked on the “video” and “related material” tabs.

The TMJ Of Horses – The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #034

The temporomandibular joints connect the jaw (mandible) to the skull. It is the most active joint in the body of the horse moving on average 25,000 times per day – or 9 million chews per year. It has evolved over the evolution of the horse to be a very sturdy...

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Protein In Horses – The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #027

Protein is a word in nutrition that horse owners have difficulty understanding. There is good reason for this – because it is more complicated than carbohydrates (sugar) and fat. But why? Horse owners aren’t stupid and on top of this, they want to do the...

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The Right To Prevent– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #018

As horse owners, we have a right to protect and to prevent injury and disease from happening to the horses under our care. However, owners are being blocked at every turn by caring people trying to make the lives of our horses better. But are they able to do this...

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Vaccinations For Horses– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #016

This is not your average discussion about what to vaccinate your horses with. That would be a discussion to have with your veterinarian who knows you and what diseases are in your area. However, to prepare you for that discussion, I will attempt to give you  a bit...

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Sleep In Horses– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #013

Sleep is something every animal on the planet does including insects, birds, fish, aquatic mammals, you, me and our horses. We humans spend a third of our lives sleeping and in that time we repair and strengthen our health systems. So do our horses but little is...

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Drug Classes In Horses– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #011

There are 3 very basic classes of medications in horses that I want to describe today to help horse owners understand what they are and why there is a price difference. Legend drugs are the original product protected by patents and are sold under a famous marketed...

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The Parachute Study– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #009

This was a parody published in a top medical journal to bring attention to the fact that there are few research papers published that we can believe. Couple this with the fact that retractions in medical journals are at an all time high, both humans and horse owners...

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Equine Endocrinology– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #008

Equine endocrinology is a deep and complicated subject but in this podcast, Geoff Tucker, DVM (Doc T) reports on a webinar he attended for continuing education credit presented by a pharmaceutical company. Dr Tucker addresses their perspectives as compared to what he...

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Equine Asthma– The Horse’s Advocate Podcast #007

Equine asthma is similar to human asthma based on several factors that have now been associated with this lung disorder in horses. It has had several names in the past including heaves, COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and others. In the past allergens have...

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