Rosemary Waring and John Hunter discuss studies into the use of malt-based dietary supplements in racehorses and non-Thoroughbreds and the potential health benefits they provide.38 mins
Jamie Prutton reviews recent research carried out into this issue and provides a summary of available treatment protocols.
Amelia Lawrence and Emily Haggett emphasise the critical importance of horse owner education for maintaining adequate “herd immunity”.24 mins
Jacqueline Matthews and Corrine Austin discuss managing and treating this parasite in horses, as well as integrating treatment in sustainable control programmes.
Annamaria Nagy discusses the therapy options and management protocols for patients that have this issue due to overstrain.
Zoë Gratwick runs through some of the considerations for adopting a more preventive approach to equine veterinary health care.25 mins
Rachel Agass and David Rendle discuss the diagnosis and management of some of the most common diseases of the equine respiratory tract: recurrent laryngeal neuropathy, palatal dysfunction and equine asthma.
Karin Kruger summarises the analgesic and anaesthetic choices available when treating equine patients.
Nicola Menzies-Gow discusses the signalment and clinical signs of this condition, and challenges presented by further diagnostic testing.
Elena Fenollosa Romero offers a flavour of life as a student in North Carolina as part of her residency, and tackling both heat and cold.
Rachel Agass and Kate Loomes review the basic pathophysiology of this issue and explore some of the options for analgesia in the short term.
Jamie Prutton discusses approaches to treating gastric ulceration and investigating weight loss, and analyses study findings.29 mins
Tim Adams details various cutaneous conditions that can present in horses during these seasons, as well as ways to treat them.33 mins
Sarah Gough and David Rendle discuss the diagnosis and treatment of mild and marked forms of the disease, including environmental management.
Samantha Castle discusses changes to the revalidation and training regime for equine official vets in her March Practice Notes column.17 mins
A common cause of death, colic is the clinical presentation of abdominal pain – and more than 100 disorders can result in the syndrome. Tim Mair offers practical guidance.
Finding a cause of equine lameness can be straightforward, but often evaluating poor performance and reaching a consensus on it can be a complex and time-consuming process for first-opinion practitioners.
David Rendle reviews a meeting of eight vets and researchers that convened to discuss ideal guidance for horse deworming.
Jacqui Matthews tackles a subject many equine vets do not find the easiest to raise with horse owners – even before anthelmintic resistance became an issue.