Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center

Equine Health Studies

The Veterinary Staff at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center has published many scientific articles about their research concerning developments in equine medicine, nutrition and surgery. APEMC’s commitment to research and innovation has always been fueled by the needs of our equine patients. Our commitment to learning and sharing this information has produced many articles and has been a driving force behind the hosting of the Alamo Pintado Equine Symposium since 1983.

Below are the published research articles by Dr. Doug Herthel, Dr. Mark Rick, and Dr. Ed Hamer:

Technique of intestinal anastomosis utilizing the Crushing Suture
Doug Herthel DVM Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Equine Practioners. San Francisco, Ca. 1972
Colostomy in the Mare
Doug Herthel DVM In the Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of AAEP. Las Vegas, NV; 1974
Partial Large Colon Resection in the Mare
Doug Herthel DVM In the Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Toronto, Ontario: 1985
Abdominal Surgical procedures in the Horse
Doug Herthel DVM First Annual Meeting of the Bolshoi Colic Research Symposium. Athens, Georgia
Surgical Management of middle phalangeal fractures and high ringbone in the horse:
Dr. Mark Rick A review of 16 cases. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Equine Practioners. Nashville, TN; 1986
Colon Resection in the Broodmare: A review of 22 cases
Dr.Ed Hamer Bolshoi Colic Research Symposium
An Equine Orthopedic Trauma Center: A systematic approach to long bone fracture management.
Doug Herthel DVM In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. San Francisco. Ca. 1991

Tempero-hyoid disease- surgical treatment

Doug Herthel DVM Alamo Pintado Equine Symposium 1996

Anesthetic Recovery Systems; Equine Fracture Repair ( Nixon)

Doug Herthel DVM

Application of the Interlocking Intramedullary Nail; Equine Fracture Repair ( Nixon)

Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Chronic Laminitis
Doug Herthel DVMDavid Hoodl DVM North American Clinics
Prevention and Treatment of Colitis Using DTO Smectite: A Preliminary Report.
Kelly A Neelley DVMDoug Herthel DVM 1998 Bolshoi Colic Research Symposium
Ulnar Subluxation Following Repair of a Fractured Radius in a Foal.
Susan M. Stover, DVMMark C. Rick, DVM
Use of Autogenus Graft and Herbert Screw in the Repair of a Medial Condylar Cyst of the Stifle.
Doug Herthel DVMLinda Lauper, DVM
Fractures of the Distal Phalanx
Mark C. Rick, DVM
Navicular Bone Fractures
Mark C. Rick, DVM
Arthrodesis of the Metacarpo- or Metatarsophalangal Joint in 10 Horses Using the Herthel Ti Equine Trauma Nail
Doug Herthel DVMLinda Lauper, DVM
Central Tarsal Bone Fractures in six horses: Report on the use of a cannulated compression bone screw. Equine Practice. 1992
Doug Herthel DVM
The repair of condylar fractures of the third metacarpal bone and third metatarsal bone using the Herbert compression bone screw in nine Thoroghbred racehorses.
Doug Herthel DVM Equine Practice. 1995
Surgical repair of third phalangeal fractures.
Doug Herthel DVM In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Equine Practioners . 1996; Denver, CO
Autogenous Bone Marrow: A Regenerative Approach to Ligament and Tendon Injury of the Equine.
Doug Herthel DVM ( unpublished)
Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation as a Preventative for Carbohydrate Overload-Induced Laminitis
Doug Herthel DVMKelly A. Neelley, DVM

1997 AAEP Proceedings, Phoenix, Arizona & 1998 Bolshoi Colic Research Symposium

The Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center has also been the subject of magazine and newspaper stories, and television documentary broadcasts. To read articles published about the clinic and its staff, and to view television coverage about the center, please visit our News page.