Equine Worming

Equine Worming

Equine Worming- by Dr Shannon Goodwin BVSc Internal parasite prevention should be an integral part of your horse management program. The traditional advice has been to worm horses every three months, but new research shows that this may not be the most efficient...

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Stereotypies in Horses

Stereotypies are therefore thought to be a result of domestication and changes in the way the horse is kept. Find out more about Stereotypies in this EDVtv Video. [plsc_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/PJnGxGx71DE” width=”700″ height=”400″ autoplay=”no” responsive=”yes”]  

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Removing a tooth

Your vet has examined your horse and told you that your horse needs a tooth removed. Will your horse cope without that tooth? https://youtu.be/oBlqkfJEqnk

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Why microchipping works

After a large spate of Summer storms and plenty of fireworks through the silly season, hundreds of terrified dogs have thankfully been reunited with their owners.The National Pet Register received a total of 663 calls from New Year's Eve through to January 2nd. They...

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The most common equine eye problem

Horses have beautiful big eyes which make for good photographs, but it also makes them prone to injuries. The most common eye complaints we see in horses are ulcers. These occur when a horse scratches the outermost layer of their eye. They may do this on a tree...

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Embryo Transfer

Dr Gill Rickard of Illawarra Equine Centre discusses embro transfer in mares - how it's done and why is it used. https://youtu.be/Cie8YSrtqj4

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Who killed Black Caviar’s $5 million baby brother?

As you have surely heard, Jimmy was euthanised after he developed severe laminitis. Laminitis refers to inflammation of the tissue connecting the hoof capsule to the pedal bone (bottom bone in the foot).  A complicated and interrelated set of events occurs, which if...

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Dr Shannon Lee talks with Dr Kath Mitchell from Gisborne Veterinary Clinic about Equine Metabolic Syndrome and PPID, how they affect ponies and horses, and how you can spot them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FWho_KU6mI#action=share

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