March 2016

Rebecca Robinson looks at ways in which pain can be assessed in companion animals using the variety of available scales (part 2 of 2).

22 mins

February 2016

Aetiopathogenesis, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders in horses presenting with unusual lameness gaits.

60 mins

Romain Paillot and Adam Rash discuss equine influenza – one of the most contagious diseases of domestic and sports horses.

19 mins

As discussed in part one of this article (VT46.04), thorough oral examination with an illuminated … more

25 mins

David Rendle and Moses Brennan outline important factors in the initial assessment and management of ocular injuries in horses.

40 mins

Gastrointestinal parasites are ubiquitous in grazing horses and control of them is fundamental to equine … more

27 mins

ABSTRACT Equine practitioners may not be good at recognising pain in horses, although we use … more

25 mins

Thorough oral examination will usually allow diagnosis of many dental conditions, such as periodontal disease … more

22 mins

January 2016

In adult horses, most lower airway diseases occur due to non-septic inflammation. Inhaled particulates are … more

33 mins

The ascending colon in the horse, also known as the large colon, is a large, … more

23 mins

In managing equine wounds we are attempting to achieve four broad goals: full epithelialisation without … more

59 mins

December 2015

Lameness is the most common reason for veterinary examination evidenced in numerous studies1,2,3. Within the … more

35 mins

November 2015

Nutritional advice is frequently sought by owners of horses and ponies when discussing various medical … more

23 mins

Most equine myopathy cases are associated with exercise. Non-exertional myopathies are rarely recognised in horses, … more

23 mins

Upper airway obstruction is common in horses and of major consequence to equine athletes in … more

12 mins

In the Oxford online dictionary a supplement is defined as “a substance taken to remedy … more

25 mins

ABSTRACT Equine laminitis is a destructive disease with its aetiology stemming from a number of … more

28 mins

October 2015

ABSTRACT Not all owners will elect to treat pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction specifically – depending … more

31 mins

Evaluating erythrocytes in peripheral blood in horses is an extremely common component of blood testing … more

26 mins

September 2015

Sedation is sometimes necessary in horses for clinical assessment and veterinary treatment, and the veterinary … more

19 mins