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Understanding tetanus

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Katy Islip, 22 February 2013 16:06

Infection type:  Bacterial Incubation: As little as a few hours Vaccination: Yes, usually annually or every other year   Tetanus is an infectious but not contagious condition which horses are very susceptible to. It’s caused by bacteria in soil, which enters the body through an injury such as a puncture wound. How long it takes for the infection to take ...

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Laminitis trigger factors

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Your Horse, 13 June 2012 11:05

In addition to being overweight, there are other possible triggers of laminitis. We list what you should look out for... - A dietary ‘insult’ that has changed the fermentation in your horse’s hind gut (eg a very large meal of starch) - Badly shod feet, uneven weight bearing, or repetitive trotting on hard ground. These all affect blood flow to ...

Laminitis

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  • 13 April 2012
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Ear mite and Sarcoids

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Richard Sutcliffe, 09 March 2012 13:59

Ear mites Many horse owners call the vet thinking their horse might have ear mites due to sensitivity around the ears or because they’re head shy. However, as vet Richard Sutcliffe explains, ear mites in horses are actually very rare. “In 22 years I’ve personally never identified a case of ear mites. Of course that’s not to say that it doesn’t ...

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Common bone problems

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Gil Riley, 09 March 2012 13:39

It’s often hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when your horse has a fracture or bone condition but don’t despair as there are options. We speak to Equine vet Gil Riley who talks us through some of the most common skeletal problems…    Osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) Osteochondrosis dissecans is a common and painful disease characterised ...

Common leg problems

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  • 20 February 2012

Headshaking

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  • 20 February 2012

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