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116. Research Demonstrates Friesian Horses have Different Cardiac Measurements

The equine heart is an impressive organ. The heart is composed of four chambers that provide the pumping function needed...
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115. The “Dutch Technique” for Resolving a Retained Placenta

Friesian mares have a higher incidence than normal for retaining the fetal membranes (placenta) after foaling. One study that observed...
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114. Medical Grade Honey for Wounds

The healing property of honey was discovered centuries ago for treatment of burns and a broad spectrum of injuries, especially...
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113. Megaesophagus in Foals and Young Horses

While megaesophagus is rare in horses, it appears be more common in Friesian horses compared to other breeds. Utrecht University...
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112. Winter Water Consumption & Impaction Colic

While there are several different types of colic, impaction colic is the type most often seen during winter months. Decreased...
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