The Horse

JAN 2019

The Horse:Your Guide To Equine Health Care provides monthly equine health care information to horse owners, breeders, veterinarians, barn/farm managers, trainer/riding instructors, and others involved in the hands-on care of the horse.

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Page 30 of 51 | The Horse January 2019 31 COURTESY BEVA Discovery and Discussion E ach year the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) hosts Europe's larg- est equine practitioners' conference. An international panel of world-renowned researchers and veterinarians presents more than 90 hours on cutting-edge horse health topics. At the 2018 BEVA Congress, held in Birmingham, U.K., Sept. 12-15, experts covered topics ranging from performance horse injuries to infec- tious disease. The Horse was in attendance to cover the most important take-homes for horse owners. Here's a selection of them. Find more at Corticosteroid Joint Injections for Horses With Arthritis: Friend or Foe? Practitioners have relied on intra-articular (IA, given in the joint) corticosteroids to manage equine osteo- arthritis (OA) for more than 60 years. The drugs have both anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects and are fairly inexpensive, making them the current gold standard OA treatment, said Jonathan D.C. Anderson, BVM&S, Dipl. ACVS, MRCVS, equine surgery specialist at Rainbow Equine Hospital, in North Yorkshire, U.K. ALEXANDRA BECKSTETT Top take-homes from the 2018 British Equine Veterinary Association Congress Veterinary students participated in hands- on workshops at the Congress.

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