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British researchers spot regional variation in colic risk

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
British researchers spot regional variation in colic risk

Lancashire horses have higher risk of particular form of colic.

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Horse death highlights dangers of encysted small redworms

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse death highlights dangers of encysted small redworms

Some horse owners unaware they must treat for them every year.

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Discovery could open way to fresh approaches to parasite control

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Discovery could open way to fresh approaches to parasite control

Neat “Trojan horse” tactic of parasite revealed.

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Surprising findings in British research into cresty necks

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Surprising findings in British research into cresty necks

Necks measured in study fatter at end of winter than end of summer.

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Case of much-feared glanders confirmed in German horse

| February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Case of much-feared glanders confirmed in German horse

First case in Germany since 1955, according to officials.

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Balanced feet important, even in presence of conformational issues

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Balanced feet important, even in presence of conformational issues

Researchers look at imbalances in the front legs of trotting horses.

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How to help your horse kiss ‘Kissing Spine’ goodbye

| February 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
How to help your horse kiss ‘Kissing Spine’ goodbye

Some simple “core correction” exercises can help.

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Australian veterinary body backs safety of Hendra vaccine

| February 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Australian veterinary body backs safety of Hendra vaccine

Concern over criticism of vaccine in social media: “Don’t rely on hearsay.”

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Tummy bug: study notes gut changes in older horses

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tummy bug: study notes gut changes in older horses

Two new studies focus on nutrition for senior horses.

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Hospital care improves odds of horses surviving botulism, study finds

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hospital care improves odds of horses surviving botulism, study finds

Nearly half of admitted horses in study survived.

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Renewed warning over supplement use in horses, humans

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Renewed warning over supplement use in horses, humans

Riders and trainers urged to use care over supplement use.

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New bone repair technique sets filly on path to a brighter future

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
New bone repair technique sets filly on path to a brighter future

Prognosis for complex jaw cyst normally poor, but technique healed it.

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Sarcoids the most common equine tumours found in analysis of lab results

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sarcoids the most common equine tumours found in analysis of lab results

British researchers examine 30 years of results from a pathology lab.

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Research looks to solve equine colic mystery

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Research looks to solve equine colic mystery

Cannulated horses provide window to the inner workings of the cecum.

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Cereals improve overall digestibility of hay silage diet in horses – study

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cereals improve overall digestibility of hay silage diet in horses – study

Finnish researchers explore different cereals in equine diets.

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Where are we headed with wobbler syndrome?

| December 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where are we headed with wobbler syndrome?

Risk factors have been identified, but what leads to disease?

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Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus

Rising concern over growing prevalence of virus.

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Study to explore equine gut microbes in fight against laminitis

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Study to explore equine gut microbes in fight against laminitis

Backing for two studies which aim to learn more about risk factors.

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Trojan horse tactic of parasites identified by researchers

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Trojan horse tactic of parasites identified by researchers

Parasites found to release tiny packages of genetic material into the cells of their victim.

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Are probiotics effective in treating gut ailments in horses?

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Are probiotics effective in treating gut ailments in horses?

Scientific review says evidence that they can control gastrointestinal diseases in horses is currently weak.

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