Do you know 5 horses? Did you know that on average 1 out of every 5 of those horses (across variable age, breed, and career) will have a painful condition affecting their everyday life? You’re probably thinking problems like colic, …Read More
This year we’re getting a lot of queries about mini invaders on horses. Most of us are familiar with the appearance of ticks but this year there are also a few lice about. With early summer-like conditions, small biting flies …Read More
Spring has sprung, which means the grass is growing and sunny days are ahead of us! The grass is also excited about the seasons changing and has a particularly high sugar content this time of the year, which can be …Read More
Pre-Foaling Examinations6 months
Foaling season is here and it can be a very nervous time, especially for first time breeders. There are a few simple things that can be done to optimize your broodmare’s health, foal’s health and your own health! Having the …Read More
There are a few options for foaling a mare. The first question to answer is if you want to foal your mare at home or in a stud situation. Stud A stud situation is good for several reasons. Reputable studs …Read More
Management of your broodmare through the autumn and winter is usually a quiet time. However, there are a few points that are important. The basics are still important and with a pregnant mare you are taking care of the mare …Read More
We are all getting sick of the rain, cold and mud so it is hard to start thinking about warmer weather, foals being born and re-breeding our mares. Here are just a few tips for preparing your broodmare for the …Read More
Previously known as Equine Cushing’s Disease, PPID is a common hormonal dysfunction in horses. It can affect as many as 1 in 5 horses and ponies over the age of 15 but can also be seen in younger horses. In …Read More
It has often been said that if there is “no foot, then there is no horse.” What this means is that horses do not cope well if they have bad feet or an injury that does not allow them to …Read More
Franklin Vets Update March 201811 months
The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles from the Franklin Vet Club Trust, our dairy, equine, and lifestyle vets, plus all the good deals going at the moment.
Unfortunately, due to low numbers, this has been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience.