Category: Health

Professor Andy Durham
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Major threat to human health also a serious risk to horses – expert

Growing risk of metabolic syndrome in humans mirrored in horses.

Ten tips to help horses cope with hot weather
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Ten tips to help horses cope with hot weather

A few simple strategies can reduce the toll of summer heat.

Colic surgery: What are the chances of success?
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Colic surgery: What are the chances of success?

Just over half survived to discharge, a Norwegian study found.

Start early to prevent equine arthritis, researchers say
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Start early to prevent equine arthritis, researchers say

Prevention shows promise in fending off joint issues.

Genetic factors increase risk of foal pneumonia - study
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Genetic factors increase risk of foal pneumonia – study

Texas study zeroes in on location on chromosome 26.

Calvin receives his chemotherapy at the New Bolton Center.
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Cancer no handbrake for resilient Calvin

A course of chemotherapy has him in remission and he’s competing.

Heart murmurs in horses must be assessed, says expert
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Heart murmurs in horses must be assessed, says expert

“It’s highly unusual for significant cardiac disease to be present without a murmur.”

Scientists well behind in their understanding of headshaking - expert
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Scientists well behind in their understanding of headshaking – expert

“Research efforts in this area should be a priority.”

A third of British horse owners don’t conduct egg-count tests - survey
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A third of British horse owners don’t conduct egg-count tests – survey

“The survey results are worrying.” – vet

Magnesium supplements reduce joint disease in foals - research
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Magnesium supplements reduce joint disease in foals – research

Dutch studies shows magnesium can reduce osteochondrosis.

Small-holed haynets extend eating time - research
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Small-holed haynets extend eating time – research

“Any method of extending eating … may help reduce the risk of gastric problems.”

Sycamore Maple leaves (Acer pseudoplatanus).
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Warning over risks posed by sycamore trees to horses

Warning to British horse owners as deaths from Atypical Myopathy rise.

Botulism a potentially fatal disease in horses
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Botulism a potentially fatal disease in horses

Sudden, unexplained death of one or more horses may be initial signal of outbreak.

Saddle slip - to the right in this case - was found to occur in 12 percent of cases in a British study.
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Nearly half of sport horses in study found to be lame

British study also found that 37 percent of the riders sat crookedly.

Magnified 20,000X, this colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a grouping of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. See PHIL 617 for a black and white view of this image. These S. aureus bacteria are methicillin-resistant, and are from one of the first isolates in the U.S. that showed increased resistance to vancomycin as well. Note the increase in cell wall material seen as clumps on the organisms’ surface.
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Rise of MRSA strain in European horses described

Strain first identified in 2005 now most common form of MRSA in parts of Europe.

A horse with Epizootic. Lymphangitis. The thoracic (brisket area) skin and subcutaneous tissue are thickened with purulent foci (abscesses).
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Neglected bacterial disease has big impact on welfare of working animals

More research needed to better understand Epizootic Lymphangitis.

There is a range of dewormers on the market - but resistance is a big issue.
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Britain’s mild winter may increase small redworm risks – expert

Expert explains risk of cyathostominosis.

From, left Drs Heather Chalmers, Judith Koenig and Thomas Koch. Photo: University of Guelph
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Pioneering form of stem cell therapy used on Canadian horses

Results of therapy said to be encouraging so far.

Equine lameness recovery aided by trotting poles - study
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Equine lameness recovery aided by trotting poles – study

Pole work helps activate and strengthen flexor musculature.

Asthma in South Australian horses probed
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Asthma in South Australian horses probed

Survey to identify risk factors in respiratory disorders in horses and their owners.

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