Non-contact infrared thermometers have been considered as an alternative to rectal temperature taking, but their readings may not closely reflect the core body temperature in horses, researchers say.
“The findings show that participating in repeated collision sports like football may have a direct link to long-term inflammation in the brain.”
Congenital malformations of the cervicothoracic junction have recently been recognized in recent years as a finding in performance riding horses.
Seven out of 10 people in Britain buy their pets Christmas gifts every year, and more than a quarter of people prioritise buying Christmas presents for their pet over family and friends. Some 10% of people spent as much as £50 on their furry friends.
The drug belongs to a relatively new class of human antidiabetic drugs that lower insulin concentration by inhibiting glucose resorption in the kidneys.
An emaciated mare who was nursed back to health by World Horse Welfare has become the inspirational face behind the charity’s Christmas appeal.
The modified procedure of surgical desmotomy of the interspinous ligament makes it easier to work with the minimal spaces seen in severe cases.
Cortisol is considered a biomarker for assessing both psychological and physiological stress in horses.
The requirement for frequent vaccination in the field to limit virus shedding and hence transmission is apparent, the researchers said.
“We’ve acknowledged our previous shortcomings but now must seize the opportunities outlined in the strategy to initiate the actions and changes required.”
The unique genomic architecture of animal breeds need to be preserved, they say, as they represent monuments of the historical development of mankind.
Over the last decade, hundreds of thousands of donkeys have been slaughtered for their skins and exported.
Researchers quantified the levels of biomarkers of cartilage and bone anabolism and catabolism, as well as of osteoarthritis and inflammation.
The study team used data from a sternal-mounted sensor to analyse stride parameters between and at the jumps.