What COVID- 19 means for you and your horsePosted on: Mar 20th, 20
While it is still too early to fully understand the impact of COVID-19, our number-one priority is to support the health and safety of our employees and their families while continuing to provide routine appointments, emergency, and continuous in hospital care for all of our patients. With recent events surrounding COVID-19 in Florida, this commitment will not change. If you have an appointment scheduled and find yourself feeling under the weather, we have skilled assistants with us at all times so will be able to conduct appointments even if you are not able to physically be there. In that event, we will be happy to keep you as present as we can via phone.
Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse OwnersPosted on: Oct 8th, 18
Should you go or should you stay? Whenever circular cloud
patterns start generating hurricane force winds along the Gulf
and Eastern shores of the United States, horse and livestock
owners are faced with deciding whether to ride out the storm
in place or load their animals, gear, and assorted supplies and
travel inland, away from the dangers of the storm.
CLOSTRIDIAL MYONECROSIS IN HORSESPosted on: Sep 28th, 18
Clostridial myonecrosis is a rapidly progressive necrosis of muscle. Clostridial refers to bacteria from the genus Clostridium. Myonecrosis refers to death of living muscle tissue.
Hoof AbscessesPosted on: Sep 6th, 18
Hoof abscesses occur when bacteria get trapped between the sensitive laminae (the tissue layer that bonds the hoof capsule to the coffin bone) and the hoof wall or sole. The bacteria create exudate (pus), which builds up and creates pressure behind the hoof wall or sole.
Understanding the Prepurchase ExamPosted on: May 24th, 18
The search is over: You've finally found the horse of your dreams. But before you sign the sales contract and load him onto the first trailer headed home, protect yourself with a prepurchase exam.
10 Most Poisonous Plants for HorsesPosted on: May 14th, 18
Of the hundreds of toxic plants in North America, only a handful are likely to bring serious harm to horses. Here are the ones most dangerous to horses in the United States.
The Ties That BindPosted on: May 1st, 15
Tendons connect muscle to bone, while ligaments connect bone to bone. Click the article below to learn more about tendon and ligament injuries and why, if not treated quickly and aggressively, they can end an athletes career. Read Dr. Fisch's article in the Barrel Horse News
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ColicPosted on: Oct 1st, 12
Colic: A Disease that has many faces. Read how one barrel horse is getting back to work after colic surgery
Colic 2012 10.pdf - 1.23 MB
2010 Gordon Crone AwardPosted on: Nov 23rd, 10
For spearheading the efforts to return of American Quarter Horse racing to Florida with the debut of the sport at Hialeah Park, Dr. Steve Fisch was presented the Gordon Crone Special Achievement Award.