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Retirement of David Cairns

Retirement of David Cairns Dave Cairns Dave Cairns has retired. He has decided it is finally time to hang up …

Healthy Horses – Equine Newsletter April 2016

Retirement of David Cairns As most of you will be well aware this moment has been expected for a little …

Species Appropriate Fencing

Species Appropriate Fencing What is the biggest preventable animal welfare issue that as a Veterinarian I have to deal with? …

Rain Scald

Rain Scald Rain scald, or rain rot, is also called streptothricosis and is caused by the fungal organism Dermatophilus congolensi. The …

Tetanus Vaccinations

Vaccinating your horse, is one of those things where you often wonder “Should I or shouldn’t I”. In the case …

Pregnancy Scanning

As the breeding season draws to a close hopefully all the mares you wished to breed this season have been …

Pre Purchase Exams

The pre-purchase examination is a service provided by equine vet. Pre-purchase exams are advisable to protect both the buyer and …

Is Your Wormer Working?

You can find out if the current worming program you are on is working, by bringing in a sample for …

Encysted Small Redworm

Encysted small redworms can cause irreparable damage in horses and result in death. They are one of the most harmful …

Rare Sight-Surviving Twins

Twins in horses is something that occasionally occurs, 20% in Thoroughbreds. But due to the poor prognosis of survival of …