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April 24, 2018

Archives for March 2016

BJP MLA Booked for Mercilessly Beating up Horse, Breaking its Leg,Meanwhile, the MLA issued a denial of being involved in the attack

A horse deployed as part of the mounted police was injured during a protest march by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to the Uttarakhand state assembly in Dehradun on Monday. The ruling Congress has alleged that the horse sustained injuries after being attacked by BJP’s Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi. BJP has denied the charges. The incident

High-tech for horses: New whole body CT system uses robotic technology

Robotics-driven design provides an unlimited range of motion and unencumbered access to the horse’s entire anatomy. From Universal Medical Systems, Inc., of Solon, Ohio, and Equine 4DDI comes a new computed tomography (CT) system allowing for whole-body scans of standing and moving horses. The equipment, called Equimagine, operates as an imaging workstation using two or

Thai temple fights drug addiction with horses and boxing

Every morning in Thailand’s far north, a convoy of orange-robed Buddhist monks and novices riding on horseback leave their mountain-top temple in the kingdom’s notorious Golden Triangle region to collect alms. At first glance these equestrian ascetics look like a throwback to a forgotten era — but they are in fact part of an innovative

Equine Endocrinology: Cushing’s Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

Introduction With each passing year, horses are living longer lives and their owners are becoming more interested in preserving health, athletic function and quality of life throughout middle age and the geriatric years. This article reviews two related endocrine disorders of mature and geriatric horses: equine Cushing’s disease and a recently recognized condition that is