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Systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone after eye drop application in horses

M. Stucki, C.D. Voegel, T.M. Binz, T. Kraemer, A. Lavaud and K. Voelter | Equine Veterinary Journal | January 2021
This prospective study aimed to examine the systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone in horses following treatment with eye drops…

Exploring horse owners’ understanding of obese body condition and weight management in UK leisure horses

T. Furtado, E. Perkins, G. Pinchbeck, C. McGowan, F. Watkins and R. Christley | Equine Veterinary Journal | October 2020
The aim of this qualitative research study was to gain a greater understanding of the views of leisure horse owners on equine management and health, particularly those around the management of equine weight…

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Investigation of the Shedding of Selected Respiratory Pathogens in Healthy Horses Presented for Routine Dental Care

N. Pusterla, M. Rice, T. Henry, S. Barnum and K. James | Journal of Veterinary Dentistry | August 2020
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of detecting selected infectious respiratory pathogens to support the use of proper biosecurity protocols in equine dentistry…

Changing policy to treat foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in the later course of disease decreases antimicrobial usage without increasing mortality rate

D. Arnold‐Lehna, M. Venner, L.J. Berghaus, R. Berghaus and S. Giguère | Equine Veterinary Journal | July 2020
The objective of this retrospective study was to determine whether targeted treatment of foals with R equi resulted in a decrease in antimicrobial usage without increasing mortality rate…

Annual booster vaccination and the risk of equine influenza to Thoroughbred racehorses

S. Gildea, P. Lyons, R. Lyons, J. Gahan, M. Garvey and A. Cullinane | Equine Veterinary Journal | November 2019
The aim of this observational field study was to investigate the equine influenza (EI) outbreaks that occurred within a four-week period between December 2014 and January 2015 in four racing yards in Ireland…

BEVA primary care clinical guidelines: Analgesia

I.M. Bowen, A. Redpath, A. Dugdale, J.H. Burford, D. Lloyd, T. Watson and G.D. Hallowell | Equine Veterinary Journal | October 2019
The aim of these clinical guidelines is to provide recommendations on the use of analgesia in the horse in clinical practice. These guidelines are based on the most recent evidence combined with expert clinical opinion on the impact of analgesic choice on outcomes and adverse events…

Horse owners’ knowledge, and opinions on recognising colic in the horse

A. Bowden, J.H. Burford, M.L. Brennan, G.C.W. England and S.L. Freeman | Equine Veterinary Journal | August 2019
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate horse owners’ knowledge, understanding of and experience with equine colic and to describe the factors that affect their approach to a horse with clinical signs of abdominal pain…