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Your Horse’s Microbiome

In humans, research on the gastrointestinal microbiome has been linked to a range of disease and conditions…

Why Is My Horse Girthy ?

Check out our YouTube video showing our mobile gastroscope in action! Girthiness is a common term used…

Video : How to Bandage A Hoof

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Hindgut Ulcers – Fact or Fiction ?

The term “hindgut ulcers” has been bantered around a lot in recent years. Almost every horse owner…

Environmental Enrichment During Stall Rest

Most horse owners will be faced with needing to confine their horses for a period of time…

Sand Colic In Horses

Sand colic is something horse owners and vets will always be battling in WA and unfortunately, we…

Top 10 Equine Emergencies

1. Colic What it is: Your horse is showing signs of abdominal pain. What you’ll see: Your…

Management of the Rescue Horse

The presentation of horses and ponies in thin or emaciated states is highly emotive. However, extreme loss…

Update : Sand Colic

A recent (2019) study conducted in Finland examined the association between the presence and size of intestinal…

Managing Equine Wounds

If you’ve been around horses for some time, you’ll know that wounds and horses unfortunately go hand-in-hand….

Colic in Donkeys

The stoic nature of the donkey means that signs of colic are usually less dramatic than those…

Horses & Bushfires

We are in bushfire season. The greatest danger for fires in the southwest of WA is between…

Do I Really Need A Prepurchase Exam ?

So you’ve found your dream horse. It was previously used for low-level eventing but has been sitting…

Which is more economical – Rotational Deworming or Targeted Deworming ?

If you think that Targeted Equine Deworming (TED) costs more than rotational deworming, think again.  We’ve crunched…

11 Simple Rules for Deworming Your Horse

We understand that change can be hard, especially for horse owners. We are used to following management…

Tetanus in Horses

Tetanus is a highly fatal disease caused by the toxin, tetanospasmin from the bacteria Clostridium tetani. Clostridium…

7 Early Warning Signs of Laminitis

LAMINITIS IS A VETERINARY EMERGENCY.  EARLY INTERVENTION CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT ON THE OUTCOME. The lamellar…

INFOGRAPHIC : HORSE CARE 101

Quick Guide : Newborn Foals

INFOGRAPHIC : LAMINITIS

To learn more about Laminitis, refer to our latest infographic or go to our Health Factsheet :…

What Should I Feed My Horse ?

I get to wander into a number of feed rooms as a veterinarian. My observations tell me…

YOUR GUIDE TO : DEWORMING HORSES – THE RIGHT WAY!

Imagine if you owned 3 horses : a shetland pony, a thoroughbred and a clydesdale. Would you…

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Colic

C O L I C – 5 letters that horse owners dread hearing But what should you…