UK veterinary practices are being urged to sign up for a free equine flu testing scheme in the knowledge they will also be furthering valuable research into the condition.5 mins
David Rendle discusses hypoglycin toxicity as a more apt name for atypical myopathy, due to the condition being better defined, plus diagnosis and treatment strategies.
Veronica Roberts explains indications, a step-by-step guide to the technique and potential complications associated with this medical process used in equine patients.
Charlotte Maile talks equine muscle physiology – an area of science that has been the focus of a PhD and a postdoctorate.
Catherine Bell makes the case for taking a positive approach to horse training by removing the dominance paradigm and comparing it with the methods used for dogs.
Andy Durham discusses therapy methods relating to two of the most common equine laminitis causes – equine metabolic syndrome and pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.20 mins
Andy Durham reviews techniques for managing skin and respiratory conditions in equines caused by seasonal allergens.
Rob Pilsworth reviews key points from a peer-reviewed journal paper by him and Sue Dyson that discussed why nerve block results can sometimes be misleading.
Rebecca Robinson looks at ways in which pain can be assessed in companion animals using the variety of available scales (part 2 of 2).
Merial and the Animal Health Trust will launch Equine Flu Awareness Month in April 2016.7 mins
Aetiopathogenesis, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders in horses presenting with unusual lameness gaits.
Romain Paillot and Adam Rash discuss equine influenza – one of the most contagious diseases of domestic and sports horses.
As discussed in part one of this article (VT46.04), thorough oral examination with an illuminated … more
David Rendle and Moses Brennan outline important factors in the initial assessment and management of ocular injuries in horses.
Gastrointestinal parasites are ubiquitous in grazing horses and control of them is fundamental to equine … more
Thorough oral examination will usually allow diagnosis of many dental conditions, such as periodontal disease … more
In adult horses, most lower airway diseases occur due to non-septic inflammation. Inhaled particulates are … more33 mins
The ascending colon in the horse, also known as the large colon, is a large, … more
In managing equine wounds we are attempting to achieve four broad goals: full epithelialisation without … more