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Expert visual assessment strategies for equine lameness examinations in a straight line and circle: A mixed methods study using eye tracking

S.D. Starke and S.A. May | Vet Record | June 2022
The aim of this study was to create a knowledge base of expert approaches to equine lameness assessment in order to provide a quantitative starting point that can inform future evidence-based approaches to clinical lameness assessment and education…

Risk factors for a first episode of primary uveitis in the UK and proportion of cases that experience recurrence following this first episode

F. Malalana, J.L. Ireland, G.L. Pinchbeck and C.M. McGowan | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2022
This prospective, case-control longitudinal study aimed to determine the potential risk factors for the development of primary uveitis in horses in the UK and the prevalence of cases that experience recurrence following this first episode…

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Antimicrobial resistance in clinical bacterial isolates from horses in the UK.

C.M. Isgren, N.J. Williams, O.D. Fletcher, D. Timofte, R.J. Newton, T.W. Maddox, P.D. Clegg and G.L. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2022
The aim of this prospective observational study was to describe the prevalence of bacteria most commonly isolated from clinical specimens and patterns of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among bacterial isolates from equine samples sent to six UK diagnostic laboratories over a 12-month period…

A scoping review of the current evidence on treatment and outcomes following synovial sepsis

T.C. de Souza, J.M. Suthers, E. Busschers, J.H. Burford and S.L. Freeman | Equine Veterinary Journal | October 2021
The aim of this scoping review was to identify and evaluate the available literature on treatments and outcomes for synovial sepsis in the horse and to identify areas suitable for a future systematic review…

Retrospective study of the prevalence of factors contributing to successful standing at first attempt in horses recovering from general anesthesia

C. de Miguel Garcia, L. Campoy, S.A. Parry, M. Martin-Flores and R.D. Gleed | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | November 2021
The aim of this retrospective study was to identify factors associated with successful or unsuccessful attempts to stand in horses following general anaesthesia…

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…