Health

Exercise
Diet, exercise supreme in controlling insulin resistance
Guide to dehydration and electrolyte use in horses

Diseases / Viruses
Hendra horrors: what does the future hold?
Equine Herpesvirus Q&A
Germ warfare on the home front
West Nile virus
Does NZ need a GM horse vaccine?
Hendra virus Q and A
    » Hendra in the news
Reducing equine disease transmission - hand hygiene study
Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)
    » CEM in the news
African Horse Sickness
    » AHS in the news
EPM: Learn to recognize the symptoms
Strangles: Young horses more at risk
Leptospirosis
ELM: Equine leukoencephalomalacia
Equine Herpes Virus (EHV)
Horses and Foot and Mouth disease
Foot and Mouth - advice for horse owners

Equine influenza:
    » EI in the news
Influenza in horses and humans: the perils of viral marketing
Ten things New Zealand can learn from Australia's equine flu outbreak
Genetic
HERDA - Hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia
HYPP - Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis

Tetanus
Immunisation gives long-term tetanus protection

Colic
Researchers reveal fresh colic findings
Donkey colic study reveals risk factors

Wounds & Injuries
NZ manuka honey shown to speed healing of horse wounds
Treating eye injuries in horses
The Accident: to treat and spell or to spell and treat?
Bill's diary: illustrated story on recovering from injury

Laminitis
Laminitis: what new research is telling us
Founder and laminitis

Joints and movement
New method for treating tendon damage
New screw for pastern implants
Stem cell therapy targets cartilage defects
Dr Wayne McIlwraith on US research into joint issues
New ideas for tendon treatment
The Flex Test
A solution for splints

Hooves
Research needed to better understand navicular disease
Brent Jury explains the farrier's work
"Why your horse should go barefoot"
Hints on Hoof Cracks
Correct shoeing for vets and owners
Navicular disease in horses

Treatments
Know your horse's vital signs
New procedure to correct equine heart rhythm problem
Breakthrough in ultrasound technique for horses
Tramadol: Common human painkiller may be effective for horses
Stabling a sick horse
Thermography speeds up diagnosis
The 'Bute' Debate and Herbal Alternatives
Nerving: A farrier's viewpoint

Conditions
Oral endoscopes reveal more teeth defects
Azoturia or "tying-up"
Common anti-viral drug effective against sarcoids - study
Horse researcher finds parallels with human conditions
Diet, exercise supreme in controlling insulin resistance
Cure closer for sweet itch in horses
Aussie shrub extract shows promise against mud rash
Crib-biting could be hereditary trait
Sweet Itch: researchers closer to beating ailment
Stress explored as factor in stomach ulcers
Link between cribbing and tummy upsets
The science of soaking hay
Gastric ulceration common in NZ racehorses
Gastric ulcers: reducing the risk
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Head shaking in horses

Parasites
Warning of multi-drug resistant redworms in horses
Taking the fight to equine parasites
Worm control series
Bot infection in horses
Drug resistance of equine internal parasites
Parasite control
Vaccination alert

Massage/chiropractic
Massage and muscle therapy
Why is massage therapy important for your horse?

Herbals
Allergies & Blood Cleansing
New ideas for tendon treatment
My Horse has Arthritis!
Coping with EIPH or Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage (Bleeders)
Dealing with Dull Coats
Herbs for Endurance Horses
Nerve tonics

Alternative therapies/treatments:
All About Reiki
Stem cells could help knee, stifle injuries
Benefits of equine Breathing for Endurance Horses
Healing chronic conditions with Equine Breathing
Herbs for Endurance Horses
Shock-wave therapy machine brings new treatment option
Endosurgery will make healthcare easier
Holistic medicine: are we listening?
What is Emu Oil?
Alternative therapy in equine medicine
Power pads a boon to sore horses
Magnetic therapy for horses

 

General:
Horse health research projects get $US1.1m grant
Do you need horse insurance?
GPS tracks racehorse fitness
Just what's in those menopause pills? - a look at Premarin
Equine Health Association update
Important equine hormone developed
Information on EVA in NZ
Hypodermic Needle Damage
Special conditions for competition horses in MAF import review
DNA registry for horses?
Horse disease could help AIDS
Ag ministry releases horse standards
Killer virus could cause human depression
Scientists to trap mosquitoes
Researchers to study nutrition, stress

 

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