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Author: Praveen

Samples and tests – how they help your vet

Laboratory tests are used by vets to help them diagnose disease in sick animals. Increasingly they are also used as part of a routine health check …

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous biological product made from the horse’s …

Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein (IRAP) therapy

IRAP stands for interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein, which is an …

Diagnostic tests

In order to reach a diagnosis when attending to your horse, your vet may need to take some samples such a blood, urine, skin scrapings, biopsies …

Diagnostic imaging

There are a variety of different imaging modalities used every day in equine veterinary practice. They are used to assess the type and severity …

Complementary therapies

Some forms of alternative or complementary medicine such as osteopathy and physiotherapy are widely used in veterinary medicine alongside conventional …

Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia is used for a variety of veterinary procedures, including surgical, diagnostic and dental procedures. Anaesthesia will ensure your …

Travelling – safety first!

Transport of horses is a common practice, involving individuals and groups of animals over short, medium and long distances. When you travel with …

Travelling – loading problems

The horse differs from other large domestic animals in that it may be transported many times in its lifetime. Successful transportation of horses …

Travelling – bad weather conditions

Travelling with your horse in bad weather conditions should be avoided. If, however it is unavoidable, e.g. in the event of a medical emergency, …