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Difficult horses – prevalence, approaches to management of and understanding of how they develop by equine veterinarians

G. Pearson, R. Reardon, J. Keen and N. Waran | Equine Veterinary Education | October 2021
The aim of this survey-based study was to document the experiences faced by equine veterinarians when working with difficult horses and to develop a greater understanding of the most common types of unwanted behaviours, methods of dealing with these and knowledge of the processes by which horses learn…

Equine influenza vaccination in the UK: Current practices may leave horses with suboptimal immunity

A. Wilson, G. Pinchbeck, R. Dean and C. McGowan | Equine Veterinary Journal | September 2021
The aim of this cross-sectional survey study, which was funded by MSD, was to investigate current vaccination practices advised by equine vets in the UK and to compare practices with current guidelines including manufacturers’ datasheets and industry guidelines…

Factors that cause bandage complications in equines and how they can be resolved

C.M. Bennett | UK-Vet Equine | July 2021
This review article discusses the various factors that need to be considered to prevent and resolve bandage complications in equines…

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Translating research into practice: Adoption of endocrine diagnostic testing in cases of equine laminitis

J.L. Ireland and C.M. McGowan | The Veterinary Journal | March 2021
The aims of this two-part study were, firstly, to investigate current veterinary surgeons’ diagnostic approaches to laminitis and to explore whether these had changed since graduation and, secondly, to determine how the diagnosis of an underlying endocrine disease influenced laminitis case management and outcome…