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What is a Caslicks procedure and why do some mares need them?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
What is a Caslicks procedure and why do some mares need them?

I recently saw a wanted advertisement for a broodmare stating that it must NOT have a Caslick’s in place. It got me thinking, why the negative stigma? In some countries in the world a mare w ..

Monitoring the pregnant mare

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Monitoring the pregnant mare

There is nothing quite as exciting as foaling season! With recent rain many pregnant mares have been happily turned out onto grassy paddocks. It can be a devastating loss however when spring  ..

So You Are Expecting?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, June 18, 2020
So You Are Expecting?

It may be your first foal, or you may be an experienced horse breeder but are both you and your mare foaling ready? Feeding the pregnant broodmare All too often as an equine nutrition ..

10 Steps to Managing your Horse with Colic

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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 - Saturday, January 19, 2019
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 ..

Heat Stress - Training And Competing In The Warmer Months

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Heat Stress - Training And Competing In The Warmer Months

With recent temperatures soaring, it is important to adjust training and management of all performance horses and not just the elite athletes. Exercise and muscle exertion create HEAT as a byp ..

Five Tips for a Stress Free Christmas Break

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Sunday, December 09, 2018
Five Tips for a Stress Free Christmas Break

Are you heading away these Christmas holidays and have to leave your equine friend behind? Make sure you follow these 5 tips for a stress free break this festive season. 1. Get them checked! M ..

Are you Landmark Ready?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Are you Landmark Ready?

With the 2019 Landmark Classic Campdraft and Sale just around the corner, there is no time like the present to start thinking about pre-sales sales x-rays and inspections. It doesn't matter if you ..

What is Select Breeders Services?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, November 22, 2018
What is Select Breeders Services?

Breeding this Season? TEVC is proud to be one of only 2 Select Breeders Services Affiliates in Australia. But what does being an SBS clinic really mean? First a little background – SBS is ..

Do you know the signs and symptoms of Equine Snake Bite?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Saturday, November 17, 2018
Do you know the signs and symptoms of Equine Snake Bite?

Do you know the signs and symptoms of a snake bite and what to do in an emergency? Snake bite reactions can differ in every horse due to different species, amount of venom, and where the hors ..