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New Study on Hendra

Scone Equine Hospital - Thursday, March 22, 2018
New Study on Hendra

A recent article published by Schemann et al in the Australian Veterinary Journal has found there is no evidence to suggest the Hendra virus vaccine affects Thoroughbred race horse performance. Th ..

Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Scone Equine Hospital - Thursday, January 18, 2018
Regenerative Therapy For Equine Athletes

Lameness can frequently present as a performance-limiting condition among many equine athletes, where the primary cause may be attributed to one or several bone, joint, tendon, ligament and muscul ..

Dynamic Scope Now Available at SEH

Scone Equine Hospital - Thursday, December 14, 2017
Dynamic Scope Now Available at SEH

We are pleased to announce that overground dynamic endoscopy is now available at Scone Equine Hospital. Our new endoscopy unit by Optomed DRS ® (Dynamic Respiratory Scope) is easy to fit to the ho ..

Pre-Sale Scoping

Scone Equine Hospital - Thursday, December 07, 2017
Pre-Sale Scoping

As the first yearlings on stud farms are well underway in their sales preparation for the coming New Year, most yearling managers will arrange to have these horses undergo an Upper Respiratory Tra ..

Sesamoiditis

Scone Equine Hospital - Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis – What does it mean? Following on from the last two articles on lameness in yearlings this article will focus on the complex condition called Sesamoiditis. A sesamoid is a bone th ..

Product Review: Oralx Cacoliv

Scone Equine Hospital - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Product Review: Oralx Cacoliv

CACOLIV contains iron and copper, with chelated minerals for fast absorption. These minerals (iron, copper, zinc and manganese) can assist in maintaining red blood cells and haemoglobin, as well a ..

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)

Scone Equine Hospital - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)

Following on from our most recent article on OCD and cystic lesions, this article will focus on lameness associated with degenerative conditions with particular reference to the knee. The knee of  ..

Osteochondrosis (OCD) and Cystic lesions

Scone Equine Hospital - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Osteochondrosis (OCD) and Cystic lesions

Further to our previous article on repository radiographs, we will discuss the common causes of lameness seen in yearlings and 2 years old over the next few weeks. The causes of lameness can be ge ..

Repository Radiographs

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, November 06, 2017
Repository Radiographs

Buying yearlings is exciting; it is the beginning of an adventure. As with any adventure it is important to be prepared and to have accurate information before you put your hand up. This p ..

Product Of The Month: FOUNDERGUARD

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, November 06, 2017
Product Of The Month: FOUNDERGUARD

FOUNDERGUARD® reduces the risk of laminitis in horses and ponies when fed in conjunction with high grain diets. RECOMMENDED FOR USE ON Horses on high grain diets e.g. gallopers, pacers, ev ..