Below are our latest entries on our blog - which our vets have put together to give you summaries on some equine health conditions, as well as some posts giving you information such as what happens in our days!
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Its come back to that time of year when we're just getting to grips with Christmas and New Years being over, where our bank balances are not quite where we'd like them to be and neither are our waist lines!…
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With the eventing season just around the corner, it’s time to make some plans for the season ahead with our team of horses who range from 5 years olds starting out their eventing career at BE90 to our more advanced…
Equine asthma is now used to collectively describe airway disorders which may have been known previously as: IAD- Inflammatory Airway Disease COPD- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Heaves RAO- Recurrent airway obstruction We often see this condition spike at two different…
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Winter is approaching rapidly and with it a change in weather, grass quality and your horse's diet and management regimes. The aim of feeding horses at any time during the year is to maintain condition and ensure they are getting…
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In 2018 the government announced that all horses, ponies and donkeys are legally required to be microchipped by October 2020.
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Choke is one of the most common emergencies equine vets attend and the team at Ridings Equine Vets have seen an increase in cases over the last few weeks. Here is a list of the most common things the cases…
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Choke is a common equine emergency and the team at Ridings Equine Vets have been seeing a spike of cases over the last few weeks. While the majority of chokes are straightforward it is vital horse owners are aware what…
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This weeks blog has been inspired by the several eye cases we've had over the last few weeks! We'll go through some of the common eye conditions we see and why it is so important for them to be checked…
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According to recent studies over 50% of horses in the UK are overweight. I can easily believe this as myself and the team at Ridings Equine Vets take our role in educating horse owners about weight loss very seriously. It's…

Equine Choke

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We regularly see horses with choke - including a couple recently, so here is some information for anyone who wants to know more! What is choke? Choke is any condition - usually a blockage - that stops food and saliva…