The expert discussed some recent studies that address the detection of silent carrier horses.
Clinical signs of gastrointestinal complaints in horses are manifold. They include colic, diarrhoea, constipation or flatulence.
Hepatic diseases are quite common in equids. In addition to poisonous plants, toxins, parasitoses and neoplasms, they can also be caused by bacterial or viral infectious agents.
Strangles is caused by the gram-positive, β-haemolytic bacterium Streptococcus equi subspecies equi.
The work-up of equine respiratory diseases is based on anamnesis, clinical examination, endoscopic findings and pulmonary function tests...
Platelets, also called thrombocytes, are an important component of blood coagulation.
The nomenclature of equine respiratory diseases has recently been revised.
Summer eczema is the most common itchy skin disease in horses.
As veterinarians, we are aware of the importance of emerging viral diseases. Especially, when spread rapidly and therapeutic options are limited.
The digestive system of horses is designed for optimal utilization of plant food.
In veterinary medicine, too, non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic approaches have become increasingly important in recent years
Before or at the beginning of the breeding season, special attention is paid to the mares,...
During the breeding season, it is important to assess the breeding suitability of all mares intended for breeding. This includes a microbiological examination of cervical or uterine swabs in addition to the gynecological examination.