Kimberly French

Articles by Kimberly French - 10 results

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Tendon Transplants – New Hope for Hopeless Cases

The Westphalian gelding owned by Mark Harryman was inspected by multiple veterinarians, although none held out much hope the horse could be saved.

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The Equine Heart: Function, Malfunction and Sudden Death

A horse’s ability to amplify his heart rate during exercise to nearly 10 times greater than his resting rate is a key reason for his athletic prowess.

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Good Vibrations

What is Vibration Plate Therapy, and does it work?

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Solutions for Kissing Spine

Known clinically as overriding dorsal spinous processes, kissing spine commonly affects the vertebrae in the mid and caudal thoracic area of a horse’s spine

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Hoof Care

Foot Perfect

Nearly 80 percent of all lameness issues stem from problems in the hoof. Horse Sport looks at what's going on inside and outside the hoof, w

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Horses Helping Humans

New research looks for similarities between treating neonatal maladjustment syndrome in foals and autism in humans.

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Avoiding Drug Contamination

There have been an increasing amount of cases involving horses testing positive for drug contamination. Find out how you can avoid becoming a victim.

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Does Heart Size Affect Equine Athletic Performance?

Does heart size affect equine athletic performance? Echocardiograph studies play an important role in determining the correlation.

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Stem Cell Breakthrough for Equine Lameness

Researchers have discovered that stem cells retrieved from dental pulp show incredible promise in equine regenerative and degenerative medicine.

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The Latest Views on Navicular Syndrome in Horses

Navicular syndrome is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of horse owners.