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Online tool looks at equine lameness

Online tool looks at equine lameness

| 25/09/2013 | 0 Comments

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

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A horse suffering from laminitis.

Laminitis studies shed light on equine management

| 21/09/2013 | 0 Comments

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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British farrier apprentice system suspended

| 03/06/2013 | 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

| 27/05/2013 | 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

| 13/05/2013 | 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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Drafts affect infrared thermography results

| 09/05/2013 | 0 Comments
Drafts affect infrared thermography results

Infrared thermography is extremely sensitive to even very gentle drafts, Austrian researchers have found.

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Plating – NZ Rules of Racing – Schedule 7

| 11/07/2011 | 0 Comments
Plating - NZ Rules of Racing - Schedule 7

Revision of the ‘plates’ section of the seventh schedule of the NZ Racing Conference Rules of Racing:

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