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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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Laser surgery proves its worth in removing equine sarcoids

| 8 July 2015 2:30 pm | 1 Comment
Laser surgery proves its worth in removing equine sarcoids

British study examines recurrence rate.

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Guidelines produced on keeping horses hydrated during travel

| 6 July 2015 10:45 am | 0 Comments
Guidelines produced on keeping horses hydrated during travel

New guide produced after a multi-agency effort.

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Injured horses reap benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma

| 5 July 2015 9:38 am | 0 Comments
Injured horses reap benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP also used in intra-articular joint injuries and soft tissue repair.

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Cure closer for sweet itch in horses

| 3 July 2015 11:15 am | 0 Comments
Cure closer for sweet itch in horses

Sweet itch is most often an allergic reaction of horses to the bites of midges.

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Study points to higher electrolyte losses in sweating horses

| 2 July 2015 9:51 am | 1 Comment
Study points to higher electrolyte losses in sweating horses

Rethink may be needed on replenishing losses.

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The secret behind that lathery horse sweat!

| 29 June 2015 12:15 pm | 0 Comments
The secret behind that lathery horse sweat!

Did you know horses produce protein-rich sweat to control body temperature?

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Aust equine hoofcare diploma course gets govt approval

| 24 June 2015 10:11 am | 0 Comments
Aust equine hoofcare diploma course gets govt approval

Official accreditation for Diploma of Equine Podiotherapy course.

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Equine tapeworm monitoring remains a challenge – parasitologist

| 23 June 2015 8:21 pm | 0 Comments
Equine tapeworm monitoring remains a challenge – parasitologist

Quest for improved diagnostic methods should continue, says Martin Nielsen.

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Saddled with a problem? Your horse will tell you

| 19 June 2015 11:58 am | 0 Comments
Saddled with a problem? Your horse will tell you

Successful saddle fitting is an art, physics and “reading” the horse.

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Cobalt salts: Cheap, accessible and potentially lethal

| 18 June 2015 12:06 pm | 0 Comments
Cobalt salts: Cheap, accessible and potentially lethal

Researchers warn of dangers in using cobalt in racehorses.

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Wet, wet, wet: Equine health at risk when rain keeps falling

| 18 June 2015 12:05 pm | 0 Comments
Wet, wet, wet: Equine health at risk when rain keeps falling

Insect-borne diseases, toxic grass and skin irritations all things to watch for.

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Researchers probe microbial levels in soaked forage

| 18 June 2015 10:16 am | 0 Comments
Researchers probe microbial levels in soaked forage

Soaking for 24 hours may reduce hygienic quality – researchers.

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