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How to recognise ringworm

Ringworm is the most common fungal skin infection in horses. Vet Poppy Mitchell, from Wensum Valley Vets, explains how to recognise and deal with the problem swiftly to prevent it spreading Read Article

Coping with Cushing’s

Cushing’s disease, or PPID, is being diagnosed in more and more horses, but what can you do to manage the condition and keep your horse happy and healthy? Vet Becky Lees explains Read Article

Laminitis – everything you need to know

The word laminitis strikes fear into any horse owner who’s experienced it, but did you realise your horse could be as at risk as any other? Danica Pollard from the Animal Health Trust explains why and what you can do to prevent it Read Article

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How to spot lameness

Inside your horse’s stifle

An introduction to Ringbone

How to put a stop to strangles

An introduction to Ringbone

Your horse’s blood

Grass sickness

Behind the scenes at the Animal Health Trust

Ringworm – save his skin

Fight against flu

Getting the nod

Spotting lameness

Should I remove my horses Wolf teeth?

Cushing’s Disease Explained

Equine Dentistry Case Studies

Vet on the Road: Part 1

Vital checks

What can be examined to help a recurring cough in horses?

Feeding limestone flour to my horse for added nutrients, is this beneficial?

Under the weather

Gastric ulcers explained

Kitted out

There is swelling to my horses legs which goes down with exercise, why is this?

The foot of the problem

Allergy or intolerance?

Is your horse at risk of laminitis?

Head shaking in horses – how do I know or find out?

Which vaccinations should be given to a horse?

Help! I’m allergic to my horse, what can I do?

My horse has got the shakes, what is ‘shivers’?

Equine Infectious Anaemia: The Facts

My horse has melanomas and lumps affecting the girth area, what could they be?

The whole tooth

Weird and wonderful

Combat laminitis

How soon can I ride my mare after foaling?

My horse is still coughing after a virus, what can I do?

Why is grass causing my horse’s legs to swell up?

What is the best course of Melanoma management for my grey horse?

What is the best way to treat and manage a bruised sole?

Laminitis – who’s at risk?

Are hormonal mares really bad girls?

Arcequine technology

Give it a shot

Hot and cold therapies for healing horses

First foal, what do I need to do?

Have you ever wondered how to age your horse?

Look after your veteran this winter

New simple health checklist helps you ensure responsible horse care

Is acupuncture right for your horse?

My horse gets locked stifles – is this normal?

Does my horse need protein?

Maggots: Proven to help heal horse wounds

Ticking time bomb

One hoof ahead

My horse’s hooves break up and crack as I turn her out in the day and bring her in at night, what can I do to help her?

Manage mud fever

What is Cushing’s and Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)?

Break a leg? Demystifying equine fractures

Four ways genetics are changing the way we look at horses

Ten signs you have a healthy horse

Moody mare or hidden hormonal problem?

Understanding your horse’s allergies

Are you prepared to see the vet?

Caught in suspense

Prevention is better than cure

What is ‘pica’?

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