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Worm Control: Are You Up To Date?

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Worm Control: Are You Up To Date?

Over the past two decades our knowledge and understanding of worm burdens in the horse has changed significantly. Traditional thinking was to attempt to completely rid horses of worms – this invol ..

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  ..

New Hendra Study

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, March 22, 2018
New Hendra Study

A recent article published by Schemann et al in the Australian Veterinary Journal has found there is no evidence to suggest the Hendra virus vaccine affects Thoroughbred race horse performance. Th ..

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 ..

Foal Diarrhoea

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, November 30, 2017
Foal Diarrhoea

We often smell Foal Diarrhoea before we even see it, however it is one condition that we should never under estimate! Diarrhoea in a young foal can very quickly lead to dehydration and other ailme ..

Premature and Overdue or Postmaturity Foals

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Friday, November 24, 2017
Premature and Overdue or Postmaturity Foals

Mother Nature will always have her say when it comes to when your mare is going to foal. Whilst many mares will go early or past their due date and have perfectly normal foals, there are some sign ..

Heel Pain In The Performance Horse

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Heel Pain In The Performance Horse

In the past “navicular disease” was the term more commonly used to describe all pain associated with the heel in the performance horse. Navicular disease is now reserved for proven clinical h ..

Product Of The Month - BIOWASH

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, November 06, 2017
Product Of The Month - BIOWASH

The months are getting warmer which means itches, allergies, and ring worm can raise their evil heads. Prevention is always better than a cure, and one way to assist in preventing these diseases i ..

Neonatal Isoerythrolysis (NI)

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Neonatal Isoerythrolysis (NI)

Neonatal Isoerythrolysis (NI) is a problem that occurs in 1-2% of the equine population. This disease is a result of the foal absorbing antibodies in the colostrum that attack its own red blood ce ..

Breeding your mare – How to achieve the best outcome for you and for her

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Breeding your mare – How to achieve the best outcome for you and for her

So you have a broodmare? There are so many things to consider! A choice of stallions, artificial insemination or live cover, when to breed, and veterinary costs associated with breeding? The list  ..