Arthritis
Arthritis Lameness Conditions

Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of a joint causing pain and stiffness. The word arthritis is often used to explain a range...
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Road Safety
Additional Information Road Safety

Road Safety

Most of us will need to ride or carriage drive on the road at some point. It is important to...
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Summer Hazards
Routine Care Summer Healthcare

Summer Hazards

Our vets have put together some useful information on things to look out for during the summer months Sunburn Just...
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Generalities in equine nutrition and weight management
Preventative Healthcare Routine Care

Generalities in equine nutrition and weight management

To better understand the equine nutrition and the role each organ has, we are going to first do a quick...
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Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Human Diabetes Mellitus
Conditions Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Human Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease in which high levels of glucose are found in the blood and therefore in...
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Quality Of Life Questionnaire
Euthanasia and Bereavement

Quality Of Life Questionnaire

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Targeted Parasite Calendar
Routine Care Worming

Targeted Parasite Calendar

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Worms in Horses; What They Are and How to Treat Them
Routine Care Worming

Worms in Horses; What They Are and How to Treat Them

For as long as horses have existed, there have been parasites specifically evolved to take advantage of them. Frequently-heard questions...
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Mud Fever: The Symptoms and Management
Conditions Mud Fever

Mud Fever: The Symptoms and Management

What is Mud Fever? Mud fever; also known as pastern dermatitis or ‘cracked heels’ is hugely prevalent at this time...
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Laminitis
Lameness Conditions Laminitis

Laminitis

With the days getting longer and the grass growing fast, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief. Winter...
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Vettings; The Pre Purchase Examination
Additional Information Vettings

Vettings; The Pre Purchase Examination

Choosing a new horse can be a daunting task. Many of you may decide to have a pre-purchase examination (PPE)...
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The Itchy Horse
Conditions Skin Conditons

The Itchy Horse

Itchy horses can be problematic in many ways. Chronic and/or severe itchiness can have a negative impact on animal welfare,...
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Tips on caring for your horse during Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown
Additional Information Covid

Tips on caring for your horse during Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown

During this period of uncertainty and with many of us self-isolating and in lockdown, some of our clients have been...
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Laser Surgery As A Treatment For Sarcoids In Horses
Conditions Sarcoids

Laser Surgery As A Treatment For Sarcoids In Horses

What Are Sarcoids?Equine sarcoids are the most common skin tumour in the horse, accounting for 40% of all equine cancers....
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The Importance Of Dental Checks
Dentistry Routine Care

The Importance Of Dental Checks

Dental health is very important for your horse. It is often underestimated how it can have a negative effect on...
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Lawsonia intracellularis infection
Conditions Lawsonia Intracellularis

Lawsonia intracellularis infection

Lawsonia intracellularis is a species of bacteria. It can infect a range of animal species but in horses it can...
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Failure Of Passive Transfer
Passive Transfer Stud Medicine

Failure Of Passive Transfer

What is failure of passive transfer?  Failure of passive transfer (FPT) occurs when a new-born foal does not consume enough...
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OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans
Lameness Conditions Osteochondritis Dissecans OCD

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a relatively common developmental disease that affects the cartilage and bone in the joints of horses....
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Artificial Insemination
Artificial Insemination Stud Medicine

Artificial Insemination

Artificial Insemination (A.I) is a technique used to transfer semen from a stallion into the uterus of a mare during...
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Glanders (Farcy)
Conditions Glanders (Farcy)

Glanders (Farcy)

Glanders is one of the oldest known diseases of the horse. It has now been eradicated in the United Kingdom...
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