Kate Loomes BVSc(hons), MSc, CertAVP(EP), CertAVP(VA), CertAVP(EM), DipECVAA, MRCVS in the first of a two-part article, looks at the intraoperative issues that can arise while horses are under anaesthesia.66 mins
Fleur Whitlock BVetMed (Hons), MRCVS and Richard Newton BVSc, MSc, PhD, DLSHTM, DipECVPH, FRCVS discuss how clinicians can optimise their use of licensed medications.
Key CPD events often come highly recommended – particularly if they feature top-notch lectures in fabulous European cities. Andrew Peffers, BVetMed, CertAVP(Ed), BAEDT, MRCVS, provides an overview of the equine dental programme at this year's congress in the Netherlands.36 mins
Adele Williams guides readers through recognition and various control methods – new and existing – in horses and donkeys.
Rachel Agass and Kate Loomes discuss options for long-term analgesia, as well as the use of scoring scales for monitoring the response of patients.
Nicola Menzies-Gow discusses the diagnostic approach for this common issue, as well as differential diagnoses and appropriate further tests.26 mins
Jamie Prutton discusses such approaches to pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and equine metabolic syndrome.
Karin Kruger discusses the pathophysiology of a variety of upper and lower tract conditions that can cause distress in horses, and the need for calm assessment to ensure favourable outcomes.
David Rendle, Pat Harris and Nicola Menzies-Gow discuss the welfare threat posed by this issue, and the need for education to alter perceptions of healthy body condition.
Sue Dyson describes work to assess if facial expression or behaviour can help determine presence of this pain.
Karin Kruger shares some of the techniques and drugs she has found helpful when sedating and anaesthetising horses.31 mins
Nicola Menzies-Gow discusses issues that may arise with older horses, including aspects of nutrition and common diseases.
Sue Dyson reviews developments in the understanding of risk factors, and discusses diagnosis and management of this condition.51 mins
Jamie Prutton and Fleur Whitlock discuss recent confirmed outbreaks of this respiratory virus in horses, along with surveillance, classification, vaccination protocols and biosecurity.
Catherine Bell discusses how increased collaboration between vets and paraprofessionals can lower stress in equine patients.
Mark Senior shares his thoughts on the challenges presented by these patients, and discusses how these can be mitigated to improve anaesthetic-related outcomes.
David Rendle discusses the endoparasites associated with this common presentation and how good management strategies should ensure infrequent use of anthelmintics aimed at prevention.
Rosemary Waring and John Hunter discuss studies into the use of malt-based dietary supplements in racehorses and non-Thoroughbreds and the potential health benefits they provide.
Jamie Prutton reviews recent research carried out into this issue and provides a summary of available treatment protocols.