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Be gone, pesky flies: Banishing ‘Summer Sores’ in horses

| 29 August 2015 9:30 am | 0 Comments
Be gone, pesky flies: Banishing ‘Summer Sores’ in horses

Healing of lesions – also known as Jack sores – can be slow.

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Limb lameness more common than foot lameness, British survey suggests

| 28 August 2015 10:20 am | 0 Comments
Limb lameness more common than foot lameness, British survey suggests

National survey provides snapshot of British horse health.

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How long does phenylbutazone take to clear a horse’s system?

| 20 August 2015 6:01 pm | 1 Comment
How long does phenylbutazone take to clear a horse’s system?

Researchers investigate withdrawal times in healthy horses.

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Bones bared: 3D printed models improve treatment for animals

| 19 August 2015 8:51 am | 0 Comments
Bones bared: 3D printed models improve treatment for animals

Interior architecture, vet medicine using 3D printing to help animals.

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Studies show how owners can reduce health risks in fat ponies

| 16 August 2015 11:56 am | 0 Comments
Studies show how owners can reduce health risks in fat ponies

Key is tailored weight loss programmes, say researchers.

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Model proposes strategies for reducing welfare compromises in show horses

| 16 August 2015 9:32 am | 0 Comments
Model proposes strategies for reducing welfare compromises in show horses

“Welfare compromises of varying degrees persist.”

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Sensor-based monitoring of horse chewing is feasible, researchers find

| 5 August 2015 12:22 pm | 0 Comments
Sensor-based monitoring of horse chewing is feasible, researchers find

Scientists try out technology developed for cattle.

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Smile! Dental care for the horse

| 4 August 2015 4:59 pm | 0 Comments
Smile! Dental care for the horse

Tackle equine dental care regularly to head off any oral issues.

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Close-up on wolf teeth

| 4 August 2015 4:46 pm | 0 Comments
Close-up on wolf teeth

Most horse owners have wolf teeth taken out before they can cause a problem.

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Horses prove to be fussy eaters in Australian diet study

| 3 August 2015 9:43 pm | 0 Comments
Horses prove to be fussy eaters in Australian diet study

Horses showed a strong preference for their everyday fare.

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Major laminitis study launched in Britain

| 1 August 2015 10:41 am | 0 Comments
Major laminitis study launched in Britain

Researchers hope to gather data on more than 3000 British horses, ponies.

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Unmasking Streptococcus equi: Fresh insights into strangles

| 1 August 2015 9:37 am | 0 Comments
Unmasking Streptococcus equi: Fresh insights into strangles

Researcher delve deep into pathogen’s past.

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Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM): The signs and treatment

| 29 July 2015 8:51 pm | 1 Comment
Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM): The signs and treatment

EPM is a master of disguise and can be difficult to diagnose.

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Pass the salt: electrolyte replacement for horses

| 28 July 2015 11:35 am | 0 Comments
Pass the salt: electrolyte replacement for horses

Salt lost through sweat is responsible for many critical body processes.

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Researchers to probe troubling eye condition in horses

| 27 July 2015 8:24 am | 0 Comments
Researchers to probe troubling eye condition in horses

British vets sought to take part in eosinophilic keratitis study.

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Foals most vulnerable to Equine Tyzzer’s Disease

| 25 July 2015 9:35 am | 0 Comments
Foals most vulnerable to Equine Tyzzer’s Disease

Acute cases in foals generally prove fatal.

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Atopic dermatitis might be more common than believed – expert

| 21 July 2015 11:50 am | 0 Comments
Atopic dermatitis might be more common than believed – expert

Drugs for treatment can be an issue in competition horses.

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Nerving: (Posterior digital neurectomy) A Farrier’s point of view

| 19 July 2015 3:32 pm | 1 Comment
Nerving: (Posterior digital neurectomy) A Farrier’s point of view

When a horse is in pain, it must be humanely alleviated.

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Effective treatment for swamp cancer described

| 17 July 2015 7:59 pm | 0 Comments
Effective treatment for swamp cancer described

Brazilian researchers successfully treated all cases in study.

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When joints hurt horses: getting to the source of OA

| 11 July 2015 9:42 am | 0 Comments
When joints hurt horses: getting to the source of OA

Vehicle crash test tech used to help find how equine osteoarthritis begins.

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