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ARC EQUINE – Mechanical Trauma & Laminitis

ARC EQUINE – Mechanical Trauma & Laminitis

There are many different causes of inflammation in equines. One of the more notorious and deadly inflammatory ailments is laminitis. Often, it is caused by ‘mechanical trauma’, i.e. repetitive physical activities. Disciplines such as Eventing,…

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Equine industry joins together to tackle the threat of Infectious Diseases

Equine industry joins together to tackle the threat of Infectious Diseases

Veterinary experts and leaders in the equine industry have joined together to work closely to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases across UK horses – including the establishment of a COBRA-style Emergency Response Group.…

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The lowdown on Flu Vaccinations  The story so far……

The lowdown on Flu Vaccinations The story so far……

In February, British Horseracing was put into lockdown following an outbreak of equine influenza. A total of 174 racing stables had been placed in lockdown with 23 meetings lost during the shutdown. The Animal Health…

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 Should horse boots be considered as safety equipment?

 Should horse boots be considered as safety equipment?

You must have heard of the phrase ‘no hoof, no horse’? Well, this could ring true for a number of other things too, such as their lower legs – one of the most common areas…

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ARC EQUINE – Microcurrent Therapy and Deep Digital Flexor Tendon Tears

ARC EQUINE – Microcurrent Therapy and Deep Digital Flexor Tendon Tears

The World of Eventing At ArcEquine, we fully understand the close bond between rider and horse and have spent 10 years helping equine athletes recover from injury and manage their pain. Eventing is a high…

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Laminitis is as common as colic across Great Britain, new research reveals.

Laminitis is as common as colic across Great Britain, new research reveals.

A study conducted by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College and Rossdales Equine Hospital, and funded by World Horse Welfare, has identified that one in every 10 horses or ponies…

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Turning Horses Away for the Winter and bringing them back into work with Dodson & Horrell Brand Ambassador Laura Collett.

Turning Horses Away for the Winter and bringing them back into work with Dodson & Horrell Brand Ambassador Laura Collett.

International Event Rider Laura Collett always gives her horses a break over the winter, here she shares with us her winter routine: Which of your horses have a holiday in the winter? All my horses…

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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) courtesy of NORBROOK

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) courtesy of NORBROOK

Horses have evolved over thousands of years and have had many adaptations to their changing environments; however modern day activities have tested their bodies to the maximum. But with ever evolving technology and modern techniques…

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WINTER FEEDING – HOW TO COPE

WINTER FEEDING – HOW TO COPE

Lizzie Drury MSc RNutr The onset of autumn is the time to start monitoring any fluctuations in your horse’s weight and body condition score. This will enable winter feeding programmes to be put in place…