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A New Insight into Horse Flu from Sydney University

April 24th, 2012 at 11:06 am

The management of influenza outbreaks in horses will directly benefit from research by the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney. “We have demonstrated in non-laboratory conditions how air temperature, humidity and wind velocity influence the spread of influenza viruses. It puts us in a much better position to understand an actual outbreak…[More]

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Re-Educating the Racehorse Part 1

July 11th, 2010 at 5:05 am

In this series of articles we deal with the problems of re-training a racehorse with a view to a career as an eventer.

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Alternative veterinary therapies – do they work?

July 5th, 2010 at 3:18 am

This article critically examines the claims often made for alternative therapies, and explains why treatments may seem to work, when in reality they do not…

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Ask the Vet: Tendons with Nick Roe

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Specialist equine vet, turned racehorse trainer, Nick Roe, talks about tendons…

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No foot No Horse Vet with Nick Roe

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Equine veterinary specialist, Nick Roe outlines the basics of hoof care for your horse

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Be Your Own Vet with Nick Roe

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In this article, equine specialist vet, Nick Roe looks at what you can do to solve minor problems without having to call the vet..

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Vet turned trainer turned college lecturer, Nick Roe looks at Roaring

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Roaring is a problem that particularly affects horses with long necks, but it can be a real problem for the equine athlete…

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Managing the Event Horse after Cross Country, with Kevin Keane, DVM

July 4th, 2010 at 11:02 pm

Kevin Keane is greatly in demand at many top level events due to his skills in managing the stresses of the sport of eventing, here he advises how to manage the horse, after the cross country run…

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The Every Day Management of the Event horse Part 1

July 2nd, 2010 at 7:31 am

Dr Kevin Keane has been an official vet with the US Equestrian Team since 1985. He is internationally recognized as an expert in musculo-skeletal disease and internal medicine. His clients include: Bruce Davidson, George Morris, Michael Matz and Phillip Dutton… aside from his busy veterinary practice, Dr Keane still finds time to ride at the occasional event…

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What to do with a Skinny Horse?

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Dr Kathleen Crandell outlines a strategy for dealing with skinny horses…Horse

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What do do with the Skinny Horse – Part 2 – Calorie Control

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The skinny horse is a real problem, and in this second article, Dr Crandell looks at ways you can alter the horse’s diet…

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