How to Prevent and Manage a Horse Colic

How to Prevent and Manage a Horse Colic

What is Horse Colic?Abdominal (belly) pain in a horse for whatever reason is referred to as colic. There are over 70 intestinal problems that can cause such symptoms.  What Causes Colic? Horses are relatively sensitive to pain in the intestines. Spams (cramp), blood...
Recurrent Airway Obstruction Treatment and Advice

Recurrent Airway Obstruction Treatment and Advice

Horses and ponies diagnosed with RAO (Recurrent Airway Obstruction), formerly known as COPD, heaves or dust allergy are highly susceptible to the effects of inhaling allergens from their environment. The hallmarks of the disease are similar to human asthma and the...
Targeted Worm Control in horses and how does it work

Targeted Worm Control in horses and how does it work

Parasite control is about far more than just worming. Targeted worm control provides a tailor-made approach designed by our vets, taking into account your individual horses needs. With resistance to wormers (where previously effective wormers no longer kill the worms)...
Equine flu outbreak: best guidelines to prevent it

Equine flu outbreak: best guidelines to prevent it

Following British Horseracing’s decision to cancel all racing today (7 February) the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is closely monitoring the situation. Veterinary experts have advised that it is not necessary to cancel other equine events at this time, but we...