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What Is Your Equine Emergency Plan?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, April 10, 2018
What Is Your Equine Emergency Plan?

What is your equine emergency plan? This month we are all about FIRST AID at Scone Equine Group! When it comes to equine emergencies, having a clear plan in place is the best prevention for a  ..

10 Steps to Managing your Horse with Colic

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, February 21, 2018
10 Steps to Managing your Horse with Colic

That dreaded word ‘colic’! It is a word that no horse owner wants to encounter! Whether it is a mild or more severe case of abdominal pain in your horse, it is important to have an action plan in  ..

15 Tips For Travelling Your Horse

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, February 15, 2018
15 Tips For Travelling Your Horse

1. Get Familiar. Ensure your horse is familiar with loading/unloading and the environment on the truck or float they are travelling on. Minimising stress before travel is key. 2. Keep them ..

Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, January 18, 2018
Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Lameness can frequently present as a performance-limiting condition among many equine athletes, where the primary cause may be attributed to one or several bone, joint, tendon, ligament and muscul ..

Repository Radiographs

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Saturday, December 30, 2017
Repository Radiographs

Buying yearlings is exciting; it is the beginning of an adventure. As with any adventure it is important to be prepared and to have accurate information before you put your hand up. This p ..

Pre-Sale Scoping

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, December 07, 2017
Pre-Sale Scoping

As the first yearlings on stud farms are well into their sales preparation for the coming New Year, most yearling managers will arrange to have these horses undergo an Upper Respiratory Tract Lary ..

Sesamoiditis

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis – What does it mean? Following on from our last two articles on lameness in yearlings this article will focus on the complex condition called Sesamoiditis. A sesamoid is a bone th ..

Product Review: Oralx Cacoliv

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Product Review: Oralx Cacoliv

CACOLIV contains iron and copper, with chelated minerals for fast absorption. These minerals (iron, copper, zinc and manganese) can assist in maintaining red blood cells and haemoglobin, as well a ..

Osteochondrosis (OCD) and Cystic lesions

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, November 16, 2017
Osteochondrosis (OCD) and Cystic lesions

Further to our article on repository radiographs, we will discuss the common causes of lameness seen in yearlings and 2 years old over the next few months. The causes of lameness can be generally  ..

Laparoscopy to treat blocked oviducts in infertile mares

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, November 06, 2017
Laparoscopy to treat blocked oviducts in infertile mares

Now that the season is well and truly underway, many breeders will obviously be considering the options available for achieving pregnancies in difficult breeding mares. Those mares which have not  ..