Straight from the Horse Doctor's Mouth

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In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss various skin cancers, including squamous cell carcinoma, sarcoids, and melanoma. Topics include signs and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. 
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long are joined by Ella Richardson, host of the Short Strides podcast. They talk about stress both in horses and riders, and how to recognize it, manage it, and prevent it.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the stifle. Topics include common injuries, diagnostic challenges, treatments, and prevention tips.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long examine a collection of myths and old wives' tales suggested by listeners. Topics include a wide variety of treatments, indicators, and other fairly crazy ideas.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss muscle disorders such as HYPP, PSSM, and MFM. Topics include signs and diagnosis, treatment, and broad spectrum muscle disorder information. 
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss White Line Disease, Thrush, and hoof abscesses. Topics include diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of each.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss alternative therapies. Specific therapies include PEMF, vibrating plates, lasers, and therapeutic ultrasound. Dr. Lacher takes the skeptic's perspective and examines the science behind the tools, potential dangers, and potential benefits.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the condition commonly referred to as Head Shakers. Topics include the various things that are often mistaken for Head Shakers, diagnosis, and the challenges of finding effective treatments.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss diarrhea in horses, and why it's always an emergency. Topics include acute diarrhea, chronic diarrhea, and fecal water syndrome.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss a wide variety of common skin issues that horses deal with. Topics include the importance of proper diagnosis, the difference between bacterial and fungal infections, treatment, and prevention.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long take a deep dive into DSLD. Learn what it is, what it does, and how we treat it.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss Streptococcus equi equi, better known as Strangles. Learn the signs, management challenges, and prevention tools, along with a close look at quarantine procedures for farms.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long take a deep dive into horse feet and discuss the intricacies of Caudal Heel Pain, often referred to as Navicular Syndrome. Topics include symptoms, diagnostic options, treatments, and prevention.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long interview Dr. John Peloso, a board-certified equine surgeon and co-founder of the Equine Medical Center of Ocala, on the subject of broken bones. Topics include how breaks occur, what types of breaks can be repaired, what makes a horse a good candidate for surgery, and what the recovery process is like. 
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long take a deep dive into the complex world of Cushings, or PPID. Learn what makes PPID different from the Cushings that humans and dogs get, as well as early warning signs, treatment options, and, most importantly, how to reduce the chances that your horse will end up with it.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss one of the scariest, yet least dangerous emergencies you're likely to experience with your horse: a choke. Topics include causes, treatment, and preventative measures you can take to avoid it.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss a variety of problems that create lameness in the neck and back of horses. Included topics are signs of problems, diagnostic methods and limitations, and treatment.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long talk about sweat. Do you know how much sweat your horse can lose, or how to determine that? Learn what sweating means for your horse, and how to help them do it well. And on the other end of the spectrum are the non-sweaters. Learn what the inability to sweat looks like in case it happens to your horse.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss Cellulitis in horses. Included topics are what causes it, symptoms, care, and prevention.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long continue their tour of the horse leg. The splint bones, while fairly small and insignificant, can be very problematic! Learn what they are, what can go wrong, and what we can do about it.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long break down the role of the Suspensory Ligament in the horse. Topics include lameness issues, injuries, surgeries, rehab and recovery, and injury prevention.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long take a deep dive into the world of sleeping horses. Topics include what healthy sleep is like, the things that prevent that from happening, and how we can set our horses up for successful sleep.
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long take a deep dive into tendon and ligament injuries, why they happen, and how the rehab process works. Spoiler alert: there's a lot of work involved! Physical therapy is just as important for horses as it is for people, and failing to put in the time and effort can have negative consequences for your horse.
In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the causes of arthritis in horses, treatment options, and preventative measures that can be taken.
In this episode, show host Justin Long and Dr. Erica Lacher interview returning guest Dr. Joe Lyman of NeoGen. Topics include how horse diseases are spread by humans (as well as horses), where the biggest risk areas are, and how to implement practical biosecurity steps in your barn.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Justin Long
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jun 5th, 2018
Latest Episode
Apr 15th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
73
Avg. Episode Length
37 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Serial
Language
English

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