Derek Knottenbelt at Tay Valley Vets

Last Friday we were delighted to welcome Derek Knottenbelt to TVVEC to speak on two subjects with which he has become closely involved whilst Professor of Equine Medicine at Liverpool University.

Head Shaking which can be an excruciatingly painful condition and not bad behaviour and one which is frustratingly hard to control. Possibly due to exposure to viral infection at a young age the condition often has a seasonality suggesting a trigger factor which sets it off. In severe cases these animals become unrideable and in some cases actually physically dangerous.

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