Ensure water sources are not frozen as decreased water intake will increase the risk of colic. This may mean breaking ice on water buckets at least twice daily. Placing a football in the water trough can help stop an ice layer from forming. Icy conditions can cause laminitis to flare up due to the tearing […]
Tay Valley Vet Jamie Gartside has been appointed as a field veterinary surgeon for the London 2012 Olympic Games. His duties will involve attendance at the equestrian base at Greenwich Park and the provision of rapid response first opinion veterinary care to the Olympic horses during their stay at the Games.
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 […]