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Gut bacteria probed for clues about laminitis and colic

Gut bacteria probed for clues about laminitis and colic

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Beneficial bacteria identified which could lead to preventative probiotics.

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Online tool looks at equine lameness

Online tool looks at equine lameness

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

New healthcare tool looks at prevention, early detection, diagnostic techniques and treatments.

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Laminitis studies shed light on equine management

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
A horse suffering from laminitis.

Results of four recent laminitis research projects have shed new light on equine management practices for owners trying to cope with the disease in their horses.

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Gladstone competition results

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gladstone competition results

Results from the Wairarapa Shoeing and Forging Competition, at Gladstone Inn on September 7 and 8, 2013.

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National Final Farriers Competition for 2013

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
National Final Farriers Competition for 2013

Classes for the 2013 National Finals, in Feilding December 7-8.

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Gladstone Inn, Wairarapa Shoeing and Forging Competition 2013

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Nigel Fennel

Shoeing and forging competition at Gladstone Inn, Wairarapa.

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Cambridge/Waikato Shoeing Competition 2013

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Cambridge/Waikato Shoeing Competition 2013

Competition for 2013 at the Cambridge RDA.

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British farrier apprentice system suspended

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
British farrier apprentice system suspended

The future of farrier education has been endangered by a withdrawal of government funding for its apprenticeship program following an unfavorable inspection report to Parliament by a national agency.

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New technology aids flexion test assessment

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Flexion testing using the sensor-based system at the University of Glasgow's School of Veterinary Medicine.

A sensor-based system can objectively assess lameness in horses, according to researchers.

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Laminitis drug successful in trials

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Laminitis drug successful in trials

A drug undergoing a clinical trial in horses has proved successful in stopping laminitis in 80 per cent of horses treated so far, it has been reported.

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