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Kissing spines – too close for comfort

Kissing spines has a reputation for causing severe back pain. But for many horses diagnosed with this condition it isn’t necessarily bad news, as vet Laura Quiney, from the Animal Health Trust, explains. Read Article

Throwing a splint – is it a problem?

On any yard, it’s likely at least one horse will have a splint. But just how serious are they and is there anything we can do to prevent them? Vet Rachel Read from Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons has the low-down. Read Article

How to spot lameness

Would you know how to spot lameness? It’s not always as obvious as noticing a limp, as vet Annamaria Nagy from the Animal Health Trust explains Read Article

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How to recognise ringworm

Coping with Cushing’s

Laminitis – everything you need to know

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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