Covid-19 Update : Annual Equine FLU vaccinations

Covid-19 Update : Annual Equine FLU vaccinations

We will NOT be doing annual flu vaccinations while the government have the current lockdown restrictions in place. If this results in your horse going out of date (a), there will be a vaccine amnesty to help sort the problem out (b), the British Equine Veterinary...
Parkside Equine: How we are adapting to COVID-19

Parkside Equine: How we are adapting to COVID-19

Like many other businesses during this difficult period, Parkside Veterinary Group has had to adapt its working methods in recent days. As vets, our role has always been one of protecting animal health and welfare, but we also have a duty to protect human health, and...
Fighting Equine Flu in the UK (Infographic)

Fighting Equine Flu in the UK (Infographic)

With the equine influenza outbreak of 2019, most horse owners are now more aware of the importance of vaccinating against the disease. Similar to the human influenza virus, strains of equine influenza are constantly in circulation amongst the horse population and...
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...