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Laparoscopy to treat blocked oviducts in infertile mares

Scone Equine Hospital - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Laparoscopy to treat blocked oviducts in infertile mares

Now that the season is well and truly underway, many breeders will obviously be considering the options available for achieving pregnancies in difficult breeding mares. Those mares which have not  ..

Post Foaling Complications

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, October 09, 2017
Post Foaling Complications

Complications in the postpartum (‘post foaling’) period can occur following dystocia (‘a difficult birth’) or following a relatively normal delivery. Although these complications are uncommon, whe ..

Product Of The Month - BIOWASH

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, October 09, 2017
Product Of The Month - BIOWASH

The months are getting warmer which means itches, allergies, and ring worm can raise their evil heads. Prevention is always better than a cure, and one way to assist in preventing these diseases i ..

Psittacosis

Scone Equine Hospital - Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Psittacosis

Chlamydia psittaci is a bacterium carried by birds. It can cause a respiratory disease in people called Psittacosis and has also been linked to abortion in mares. Since the 2015 Stud Seas ..

Caterpillars and Abortions

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, May 16, 2016
Caterpillars and Abortions

Studies at the University of Queensland and field research at the Hunter Valley Equine Research Centre have demonstrated that exposure to hairy Processionary Caterpillars or their nest material ca ..

The Importance of Dentistry in the Broodmare

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, April 18, 2016
The Importance of Dentistry in the Broodmare

The horse's normal chewing cycle results in balanced dental wear which, in the absence of dental abnormalities, serves the horse well. The process of domestication and the advent of processed feed ..

Foaling

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, November 02, 2015
Foaling

The arrival of the first foals of the stud season brings a smile to the face of everyone connected with the breeding industry. It is a symbol of the eternal optimism that characterises those peopl ..

Laminitis in the Pregnant Mare

Scone Equine Hospital - Monday, October 12, 2015
Laminitis in the Pregnant Mare

Laminitis can affect all horses and can vary from mild lameness to cases so severe that euthanasia on humane grounds is required. Laminitis is inflammation of the lamellae contained in the hoo ..