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Scientists unravel mysteries of the equine tendon

| 6 February 2016 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Scientists unravel mysteries of the equine tendon

Study team casts spotlight on processes behind deterioration.

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Push for more enrolments in British laminitis study

| 3 February 2016 8:57 am | 0 Comments
Push for more enrolments in British laminitis study

Animal Health Trust hopes to sign up more than 3000 horses and ponies.

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New horse guidelines in NZ stress the importance of know-how

| 29 January 2016 8:51 am | 2 Comments
New horse guidelines in NZ stress the importance of know-how

Code lays out minimum standards and offers best-practice guidance.

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Does turmeric spice up your horse’s life? Survey aims to find out

| 28 January 2016 11:54 am | 0 Comments
Does turmeric spice up your horse’s life? Survey aims to find out

Survey to add to knowledge of turmeric/curcumin use in horses.

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Winter is the right time to attack encysted small redworms

| 27 January 2016 10:10 am | 0 Comments
Winter is the right time to attack encysted small redworms

Pre-Spring reminder: Prepare to tackle the larval stages of the small redworm.

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Latest wheeze: “Equine asthma” gets the nod from veterinary panel

| 27 January 2016 10:03 am | 0 Comments
Latest wheeze: “Equine asthma” gets the nod from veterinary panel

Fresh consensus statement published on asthma-related conditions.

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Podgy horses need a weight-loss buddy – and it’s you

| 20 January 2016 11:34 am | 0 Comments
Podgy horses need a weight-loss buddy – and it’s you

Diets work, but tough love from owners is needed.

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Joint force: Arthritis in the horse and how it begins

| 19 January 2016 3:00 pm | 0 Comments
Joint force: Arthritis in the horse and how it begins

The dogma of new therapies in arthritis treatments is “Unload it”.

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Sexual transmission of EHV-1 proposed by researchers

| 18 January 2016 9:24 am | 0 Comments
Sexual transmission of EHV-1 proposed by researchers

Abortion-causing and neurological strains investigated.

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Riders may be poor judges of lameness, study suggests

| 10 January 2016 9:04 am | 0 Comments
Riders may be poor judges of lameness, study suggests

Potential importance of ridden exercise in pre-purchase exams identified.

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Deworming drugs overused in NZ racing industry, study suggests

| 7 January 2016 11:04 am | 0 Comments
Deworming drugs overused in NZ racing industry, study suggests

Interval-based dosing of horses still reigns supreme.

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Eventer bounces back to win after serious eye injury

| 6 January 2016 8:57 am | 0 Comments
Eventer bounces back to win after serious eye injury

Chatwin recovers to win US CCI 2* champs after corneal laceration.

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Copra meal appears suitable for horses on a low-carb diet – study

| 30 December 2015 5:33 pm | 0 Comments
Copra meal appears suitable for horses on a low-carb diet – study

Australian researchers compare four different feeds.

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Appaloosa horses sought for equine eye study

| 30 December 2015 9:43 am | 0 Comments
Appaloosa horses sought for equine eye study

Appaloosas 8 times more likely than other breeds to develop ERU.

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Long-haul transport risk to horses explored in Australian study

| 25 December 2015 1:28 pm | 0 Comments
Long-haul transport risk to horses explored in Australian study

Study team examined records of horses making 4000km road journey.

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Tree extract passes pilot safety study in horses

| 22 December 2015 9:13 am | 0 Comments
Tree extract passes pilot safety study in horses

Extract a candidate for treating diarrhea from acute colitis in horses.

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Lameness in the horse: A new approach

| 20 December 2015 10:13 am | 0 Comments
Lameness in the horse: A new approach

“Rehabilitation is an art. It is the higher rank of the equestrian art,” writes Jean Luc Cornille.

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Could biomarkers be used to distinguish colic types?

| 20 December 2015 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Could biomarkers be used to distinguish colic types?

Four biomarkers investigated in Australian study.

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Viable stem cells successfully harvested from dead horses

| 19 December 2015 5:34 pm | 0 Comments
Viable stem cells successfully harvested from dead horses

Cadaver use may help avoid ethical issues in regenerative medicine.

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Gas gangrene occurred in horse after muscle injection

| 17 December 2015 9:24 am | 0 Comments
Gas gangrene occurred in horse after muscle injection

Infection caused by Clostridium novyi type A.

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