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Skin Tumours: Not Your Ordinary Bumps

Three types of skin tumours affect horses: sarcoids, squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas. They are more than just “bumps” and should be taken seriously.

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The Well-Stocked Equine Medicine Cabinet

Find out how to stock your equine medicine cabinet simply and sensibly. This articles goes through what you should have and what is unnecessary.

By: HPG
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy: Magic Bullet or All Hype?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is where a patient is placed in a sealed chamber and exposed to oxygen at several times the normal atmospheric pressure.

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How Do I Manage Bleeding Wounds?

Some wounds will bleed very extensively and if an artery is severed, it can squirt out in pulsations or a constant stream. Try not to panic.

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Equine Rehabilitation

In this article learn about the latest physiotherapy treatments designed to optimize performance and aid in equine rehabilitation.

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Using Sedatives – For or Against?

In this article hear from veterinarians and horse owners about the pros and cons of using sedatives, and whether you should be against them or for them.

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Administering Oral Medications

Practicing the following steps with a variety of tasty treats rather than the oral medications will quickly help turn the process into a positive experience

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Administering Eye Medications

This article is intended to help readers administer the eye medication, or medications, veterinarians may recommend in order to help their horse.

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Equine Chiropractic’s Coming of Age

Could your horse benefit from a visit to the equine chiropractor? Find out which issues chiropractic therapy could potentially help.

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Cough! Cough! Equine Respiratory Disease

The two most common reasons why horses cough are respiratory infection and recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), also known as heaves.