Common physiological and pathological murmurs and dysrhythmias found in the horse, when to undertake further diagnostic procedures and what the likely consequences may be regarding pathological disease for future performance and safety for ridden work are covered in this article.40 mins
This article provides a summary of selected clinically relevant publications on diagnostic methods, imaging and rehabilitation of equine lameness published in the past 12 months, as well as new information related to diagnostic imaging of the suspensory ligament.
Alex Draper asks how much weight is too much for horses to carry – and how you raise the sensitive topic with larger owners.
Association says the update will help members negotiate the intricacies of prescribing equine medicines, and assist in accurate use of the cascade.
Celia Marr discusses novel ECG techniques, such as using smartphone technology, and best advice when examining horses.
HoofSearch is a streamlined updating service that collects metadata on new peer-reviewed research, academic papers and conference proceedings covering foot research, lameness, anatomy, imaging and related topics.
Gayle Hallowell looks at developments in the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.
Safia Barakzai looks at latest advances in treatment of this equine neurological condition.15 mins
Nicola Menzies-Gow describes estimation of fluid deficit in horses, various administration routes and fluid types using an ongoing plan.
Romain Paillot, Adam Rash and Camilla Strang discuss surveillance efforts and the importance of following recommended vaccination schedules.
Phil Cramp, partner at Hambleton Equine Clinic, discusses the benefits of Hyonate® in equine synovial disease.
A Horserace Betting Levy Board and Racing Foundation-funded study on equine lameness led by an RVC expert is to be published in the Equine Veterinary Journal.6 mins
Andy Durham explores the types and diagnostic techniques for this common concern, and its contribution to airway disease.
Laura Quiney and Sue Dyson look at a variety of recent research undertaken on both the aetiology and detection of horses presenting as lame.
Cara Hallowell-Evans and Gayle Hallowell discuss best practice methods of performing a worming egg count and how to interpret the results.26 mins
David Rendle discusses finding the correct method of identifying the dermatological conditions that affect horses.
Horse and donkey charity Brooke has has thrown down the gauntlet to keen riders across the profession and the UK via a new fund-raising event, tasking participants to saddle up and ride 100 miles in 100 days to raise £100 for its work.
Imogen Burrows discusses how to approach this subject with owners, how to carry out an assessment and diagnosing a pregnancy.22 mins
Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare have formed a coalition that aims to support the implementation of the first ever global welfare standards for working horses, donkeys and mules.
The granting of the UK’s first sterile Manufacturer’s Specials Authorisation by the VMD has the potential to change the way equine vets here manage horses, according to BEVA.