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Equine

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of horses, donkeys and others equines.

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22 - 28 July 2018 - Cambridge

Venue
Cambridge
Country
UK
Contact
Louise Holder, Secretariat
Contact Details
International Equine Reproduction Symposium Committee (IERSC), C/o The Hawthorns, 7 Wings Road, Lakenheath, Suffolk, IP27 9HW, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)1842 860 889
News Article

Researchers report in Frontiers in Veterinary Science that they have used gene therapy to successfully treat tendinitis and desmitis in horses. Gene...

Date
October 2017
AbstractFull Text

Athletic horses need to maintain healthy airways for optimal performance. This study investigated the presence of respiratory problems in apparently healthy Thoroughbred racehorses in training. According to the Revised Consensus Statement on Inflammatory Airway Diseases of Horses (2016),...

Authors
Pires, N. R.; Costa, M. F. de M.; Ramos, M. T.; Barreira, A. P. B.; Borges, J. R. J.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 8, pp e20160861
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
CAB ReviewFull Text

This paper introduces the key challenges encountered when investigating the human-horse interface. With a focus in recent research on the application of learning theory in horses, it reviews the progress made in the emergent discipline of equitation science over the past decade. An appreciation of...

Date
January 2016
Subjects
animal behaviour; behaviour; learning; reviews; training
Authors
McGreevy, P. D.; Hawson, L.
AbstractFull Text

Athletic horses need to maintain healthy airways for optimal performance. This study investigated the presence of respiratory problems in apparently healthy Thoroughbred racehorses in training. According to the Revised Consensus Statement on Inflammatory Airway Diseases of Horses (2016),...

Authors
Pires, N. R.; Costa, M. F. de M.; Ramos, M. T.; Barreira, A. P. B.; Borges, J. R. J.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 8, pp e20160861
AbstractFull Text

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) is a highly contagious venereal disease caused by the bacterium Taylorella equigenitalis. In Croatia, horses are almost never tested for this disease unless it is specifically requested. To date, no positive bacteriology results for T. equigenitalis have ever been...

Authors
Štritof, Z.; Habuš, J.; Perko, V. M.; Majhut, M.; Bottegaro, N. B.; Perharić, M.; Hađina, S.; Milas, Z.; Turk, N.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb)
Publication
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2017, 87, 5, pp 535-541
AbstractFull Text

In order to investigate the levels of oxidative stress (OS) biomarkers and cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in horses with strangles, fifty horses with strangles and twenty healthy controls were included in this study. Blood and serum samples were tested for levels of cardiac troponin I (cTnI),...

Authors
El-Deeb, W. M.; Elmoslemany, A. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
Publication
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 47, 3, pp 389-393
AbstractFull Text

Balanced anesthesia in equine could reduce anesthetic-related fatalities. Sedative, anesthetic and analgesic agents currently available in Thailand such as xylazine, ketamine, isoflurane and lidocaine are extensively used in equine practice, but their combination has not been reported. The present...

Authors
Leklub, J.; Laikul, A.; Phetudomsinsuk, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
Publication
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 47, 3, pp 311-319
AbstractFull Text

Clinical examination, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) cytology, acute-phase protein, and pulmonary hemostasis and fibrinolysis marker (fibrinogen, serum amyloid A [SAA], and D-dimer) results were compared between control and respiratory disease-affected horses. Using a clinical scoring system,...

Authors
Barton, A. K.; Wirth, C.; Bondzio, A.; Einspanier, R.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2017, 18, 3, pp 349-357

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