April 2016

Veronica Roberts explains indications, a step-by-step guide to the technique and potential complications associated with this medical process used in equine patients.

17 mins

Charlotte Maile talks equine muscle physiology – an area of science that has been the focus of a PhD and a postdoctorate.

18 mins

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.

27 mins

March 2016

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.

24 mins

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.

19 mins

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

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.

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