Tag Archives: Equine

Laminitis screening package

Tay Valley Veterinary & Equine Centre will be offering a laminitis risk assessment for horses & ponies who have had laminitis or at a high risk of developing this crippling condition. Laminitis has been clinically linked to Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Equine Cushing’s Disease, both of which can be successfully managed if detected early. Horses […]

John Keen from the RDVS Edinburgh gives a presentation on laminitis at Tay Valley Vets

Last Friday over 90 people including representatives of the SSPCA and BHS Scotland packed into TVVEC to hear John Keen from the RDVS Edinburgh give a presentation on laminitis. John talked about the various causes including hormonal imbalances which over recent years have received a lot of attention as contributing to this painful debilitating disease. […]

Atypical Myopathy in Horses

Liphook Equine Hospital (LEH) would like to alert colleagues that they have diagnosed five cases of atypical myopathy (myoblobinuria/myoglobinaemia) in the past seven days. LEH are also aware of a further four cases attended by veterinarians which have died in the Hampshire/Sussex/Surrey area. They have advised that co-grazing horses should be removed from affected pastures. […]

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