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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2020 is just around the corner! Every year we make new year resolutions which invariably last a few weeks then they are forgotten! This year, instead of resolutions I'm making a plan. I'm going to plan how I can make…
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Colic is a word that puts the fear of god among horse owners. Although we see colic cases all year round, winter often has a peak especially when the weather gets really cold. So, what should you do if you…
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It's time to start thinking about encysted redworm and what that means for our horses and their worming programmes. Being one of the most serious types of worm infection it's important to know the facts!
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This week we're preparing for our Autumn Client Talk on wounds and first aid and I've been reflecting on the wounds I have attended this year. I realised that owners probably don't realise that what they do to the wound…
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This time of year can bring lots of stress and worry for us with bangs and flashes sending our horses into a state of fear and distress. Even the calmest horse may be put out by the unusual noises or…
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Sadly it is that time of year again! As we are out on yards the presence of rugs appearing, covered up greys and squelching can mean only one thing.... mud! This weeks blog will be focusing on mud fever- with…
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We were having a discussion last week at the practice about colic surgery and it got me thinking. About 1 in 10 cases of colic will require surgery and it can be a very emotional and stressful time if you…
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I was asked this question last week by a client that was feeling frustrated that recently their horse was having repeated high worm egg counts so in this week’s blog I thought I would explain some of the possible reasons…
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You may have heard of Equine Metabolic Syndrome or 'EMS' before, it has only really been recognised as a syndrome for the past ten years although horses have been suffering with it for a lot longer, as the way we…
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Do you want the best standard of healthcare for your horse throughout the year with the option to pay monthly for it? Here at Ridings Equine Vets we want to be part of your horses lives in the good times…