Broodmare Nutrition Update Many thanks to Gretel Webber from Dunstan Horsefeeds for their generous sponsorship of the recently held AGM in Auckland. The vouchers were sold and raised $500 to defray costs. Herewith an article about current trends in their
Researchers ramp up nutritional requirements of Broodmares
Appropriate nutrition of the broodmare during all phases of gestation helps ensure the birth of healthy foals. New research has indicated a need to boost nutrient intake of broodmares during mid-gestation.
Optimal Broodmare Nutrition
Drs. Peter Huntington, Steve Jackson and Joe Pagan An increasing amount of evidence suggests that nutrition plays an extremely critical role in maintaining the reproductive efficiency of the mare. There are critical times when nutritional management can impact significantly on
Vaccination in Equine Populations
We are grateful to Matamata Veterinary Services Ltd. for the contribution of this article, which was written in June 2008 Why vaccinate?Vaccines are among our most potent weapons against disease. Over the past 100 years they have saved many thousands
Poor performance in Sport Horses
reported by Angela Smith B.V.Sc. This article is a report on the presentation by Dr Dan Shaw at the AGM on 30 June 2001 in Cambridge. This is based on the UK research by Sue Dyson. Most common presenting signs
Osteochondritis dessecans – or OCD
by Angela Smith B.V.Sc.
This article is a report on the presentation by Dr Brett Tennent-Brown at the AGM on 30 June 2001 in Cambridge.
This is very important as the incidence of OCD is increasing.