Harriet Coates discusses the use of alpha₂-adrenoceptor agonists in equines and some of the side effects that can occur.40 mins
Jonathan Anderson looks at the anatomy of the distal phalanx and hoof before describing related foot conditions in the horse.
Alex Draper reviews pain management thinking for equines in the latest Practice Notes column in Veterinary Times.
Aimi Duff highlights the main disease threats to the UK equine population, their transmission and clinical symptoms.39 mins
David Rendle discusses measures he considers should be taken to manage obesity in horses, in the first of a two-part article.
Sue Dyson reviews literature related to aspects of this issue, in light of clinical experiences and limited evidence-based data.
Liz Mitchell discusses setting up individual and yard health plans with equine owners to help prevent disease spread.22 mins
Andy Durham describes the advantages of using this diagnostic imaging technique when undergoing eye examination in horses.
David Rendle and Harry Carslake discuss methods of diagnosing horses with this condition, assessing the positives and challenges of each one.
In part one, the authors review sampling of the lower airway tract, while in part two, diagnostic imaging will be discussed.36 mins
This article reviews the basics of the physiology and pathophysiology of pain, before focusing on the tools to recognise it in our equine patients.
Common physiological and pathological murmurs and dysrhythmias found in the horse, when to undertake further diagnostic procedures and what the likely consequences may be regarding pathological disease for future performance and safety for ridden work are covered in this article.
This article provides a summary of selected clinically relevant publications on diagnostic methods, imaging and rehabilitation of equine lameness published in the past 12 months, as well as new information related to diagnostic imaging of the suspensory ligament.
Alex Draper asks how much weight is too much for horses to carry – and how you raise the sensitive topic with larger owners.
Association says the update will help members negotiate the intricacies of prescribing equine medicines, and assist in accurate use of the cascade.
Celia Marr discusses novel ECG techniques, such as using smartphone technology, and best advice when examining horses.
HoofSearch is a streamlined updating service that collects metadata on new peer-reviewed research, academic papers and conference proceedings covering foot research, lameness, anatomy, imaging and related topics.
Gayle Hallowell looks at developments in the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.