Horse Health

Rehab Questions with Dr Kylie Brkusich

Further to our 'What's in a Diagnosis' article and the work Dr Kylie Brkusich has been doing with us and clients in Victoria, we put some of the most common questions we hear to Dr...

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What's in a Diagnosis?

What’s in a Diagnosis…..Like many a story, it all started with a sick horse. I’d bought a horse in Germany when I was living there that was in a bad state (looked terrible, went...

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Are extensions making your horse lame?

A recent study would suggest they are.Metacarpophalangeal joint hyperextension overload is increasingly being recognised by Vets in dressage horses and, like forelimb suspensory ligament...

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Dental Assessments

Ask the Professional - Interview – Equine Performance Dentistry Today we’re talking with Dr Paul Owens BSc, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS MANCVS (Eq.D) from HorseVetDentist (www.horsevetdentist.com.au) about...

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New Horse Biosecurity

New Horse BioSecurity So a new horse is about to arrive at your place – it is the most exciting thing – but it can also cause loads of trouble as each horse can carry new germs and...

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How effective is your Tetanus Booster

How effective is your Tetanus Booster?Horses are without doubt, the most vaccinated domesticated animals on the planet  - worming, strangles, tetanus, equine influenze, Hendra..... ...

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BioScan - Interview with a Professional

BioScan Therapy – Interview with Professional Kelley Walker Today we’re talking with Kelley Walker from Performance Horse Therapies Pty Ltd based in Victoria (www.performancehorsetherapies.com.au)...

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Vital Signs - what should you look for?

Colic is the most common equine emergency problem, and one of the main causes of equid deaths. Thehorse owners’ ability to recognise colic is a critical first step in determiningcase outcome ...

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Heat Stress and the Horse

Heat Stress and the HorseDuring hot weather and high humidity, our horses are at risk of Heat induced illnesses. The primary types of heat illnesses include:Heat exhaustion – this is where the...

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Ulcers - Acupuncture diagnosis

Ulcers - Acupuncture diagnosisOver the years, I've had many horses arrive with suspected stomach ulcers and upset stomachs which needed to be treated.   There are many and varied...

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