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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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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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Meet Ned’s heart: Pump up the volume

| 8 June 2015 11:02 am | 0 Comments
Meet Ned’s heart: Pump up the volume

First in a new series in which a gelding’s organs explain their roles.

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High-fibre diet best for equine hydration

| 3 June 2015 11:21 am | 0 Comments
High-fibre diet best for equine hydration

As little as 2% dehydration can affect performance, nutritionist says.

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Rabies threat to Australia discussed at veterinary conference

| 27 May 2015 9:28 am | 0 Comments
Rabies threat to Australia discussed at veterinary conference

Disease would be difficult to eradicate, delegates told.

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Cases of EHV-1 confirmed in California and Virginia

| 26 May 2015 9:25 am | 1 Comment
Cases of EHV-1 confirmed in California and Virginia

One horse euthanized; the other is recovering.

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Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

| 26 May 2015 7:35 am | 0 Comments
Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

Equine massage sessions can often resemble Swedish sports massage for human athletes.

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Artificial skin invented by equine surgeons is on the cutting edge

| 25 May 2015 9:15 am | 0 Comments
Artificial skin invented by equine surgeons is on the cutting edge

Product now being used for training across the US.

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Exercise-induced lung bleeding in horses should be considered a disease, says expert panel

| 22 May 2015 4:18 pm | 2 Comments
Exercise-induced lung bleeding in horses should be considered a disease, says expert panel

Major review published in journal.

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New body fat indexing method developed for horses

| 22 May 2015 9:13 am | 0 Comments
New body fat indexing method developed for horses

New Body Condition Index a step up for objective weight monitoring.

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Horse keepers urged to take quick equine health survey

| 20 May 2015 11:07 am | 0 Comments
Horse keepers urged to take quick equine health survey

British horse info needed for annual “snapshot”.

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Strangles on the agenda at veterinary conference

| 19 May 2015 8:48 am | 0 Comments
Strangles on the agenda at veterinary conference

Practical management of nasty equine disease to be explored.

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More evidence to support role of sycamore seeds in Equine Atypical Myopathy

| 14 May 2015 7:54 am | 0 Comments
More evidence to support role of sycamore seeds in Equine Atypical Myopathy

German researchers conduct study.

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Research points to calming effect of magnesium on horses

| 7 May 2015 11:59 am | 1 Comment
Research points to calming effect of magnesium on horses

Magnesium aspartate slowed reaction speeds in six Standardbreds.

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