Articles About Horses

Rain Rot In Horses: How To Treat And Prevent

Rain Rot In Horses: How To Treat And Prevent Rain rot is a common skin condition of horses living in regions with high rainfall that often results in hair loss, lameness and loss of performance. Other common names for it include: greasy heel, mud fever, rain scald, or dermatophilosis. This type of skin problem can [...]

What Are Normal Animal Vital Signs

How To Assess Normal Vital Signs In Cats And Dogs? Learning how to recognise when something is wrong with an animal is one of the most important skills you as an owner can learn. But before we learn what is abnormal, first, we must first learn what the normal vital signs for dogs and cats [...]

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs & Prevention

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs, Treatment & Prevention When the weather is super hot or there is very high humidity we need to recognise the signs of heatstroke in dogs, cats and other animals as disaster can happen all too quickly. Many vets around the country are fighting to save lives due to [...]

Dangers Of Smoke Inhalation For Pets, Horses & Livestock

Dangers Of Smoke Inhalation For Pets, Horses & Livestock Whether your animals have been in a house fire, bush fire or they are in an area where smoke haze has blown in, smoke inhalation for pets, horses and livestock can result in significant health problems. We discuss how smoke affects animals and what you can [...]

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter Brrrr, cold weather doesn't just affect us, but our pets and horses definitely feel it too. When the temperatures plummet it's worthwhile thinking about how we can make our animals more comfortable too. Here is our list of top tips to keep your pets [...]

WARNING Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone

WARNING: Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone Press Release from Racing NSW Press Release from Racing NSW WARNING TO TRAINERS FROM RACING NSW AND BOVA AUSTRALIA BOVA OMEPRAZOLE 100MG/ML INJECTION Racing NSW Stewards have been provided with the analytical results from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) confirming the presence of the Anabolic Androgenic [...]

Stringhalt In Horses: Causes And How To Treat

Stringhalt In Horses: Causes And How To Treat Is your horse lifting a hindlimb in an unusual way when walking, trotting or backing? Your horse could be suffering from a condition known as Stringhalt. Stringhalt (Equine reflex hypertonia) is described as a non-painful neuropathic condition of horses that is characterised by an abnormal hindlimb gait. [...]

Dr Joei Potter Interview: Anaesthesia Specialist University Of Dublin

Dr Joei Potter Interview: Anaesthesia Specialist University Of Dublin   Dr Joei Potter works as a veterinary anaesthesia and pain specialist at the University of Dublin. Having graduated from Murdoch University in Australia, Dr Joei shares her story about why she chose to specialise in anaesthesia and the struggles she has seen in [...]

Emergency Vet Care For Your Pet

Most Common Pet Health Conditions That Require Emergency Vet Care Did you know that up to 75% of visits to the veterinarian could be avoided? There are many conditions that pets get that can be treated and helped via  an online veterinary consult without the hassle and expense of a trip to a veterinary clinic. [...]

Basics of horse fitness and training guidelines

Basics of horse fitness and training guidelines Whether you are a pleasure rider or an elite rider, a racehorse trainer or jockey, understanding the basics of horse fitness and training will improve the well being and longevity of your horse by keeping them injury free.  The basis of any fitness training program whether it [...]

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