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Every year thousands of horses from Mexico and the United States of America (USA) are transported to slaughter in Mexico, but little is known about their welfare or pre-slaughter logistics. In this study, we recorded the origin, sex, age and condition of horses (121 journeys, 2648 animals) upon...

Author(s)
Miranda-De Lama, G. C. la; Gonzales-Castro, C. A.; Gutierrez-Piña, F. J.; Villarroel, M.; Maria, G. A.; Estévez-Moreno, L. X.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 180,
Abstract

Background: Previous studies suggest that ocular disease is common among aged horses but owners may fail to identify or underestimate their clinical relevance. Objectives: To document the prevalence of owner-reported ocular disease in horses aged ≥15 years. In a subset of these horses, to document...

Author(s)
Malalana, F.; McGowan, T. W.; Ireland, J. L.; Pinchbeck, G. L.; McGowan, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 2, pp 212-217
Abstract

Case description: A yearling Thoroughbred stallion and an 8-year-old Saddlebred mare were evaluated for persistent mucoid ocular discharge. Clinical findings: Examination of both horses revealed copious yellow-tan mucoid ocular discharge with a negative Jones I test, absent nasal punctum, and...

Author(s)
Berkowski, W.; Plummer, C. E.; Ramos, R.; Czerwinski, S.; Brooks, D.; Gallagher, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2019, 22, 4, pp 538-544
Abstract

Objective: To determine if corneal epithelial cell integrity is detrimentally affected by short-term administration of 1.0% morphine sulfate. Additionally, we sought to determine if topical 1.0% morphine applied to the equine cornea would result in ocular or systemic absorption. Animal: studied Six ...

Author(s)
Gordon, E.; Stang, B. V.; Heidel, J.; Poulsen, K. P.; Cebra, C. K.; Schlipf, J. W., Jr.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2018, 21, 5, pp 516-523
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Anecdotal evidence suggests that ocular disease is common in working horses, but few scientific studies have quantified the extent of the problem and investigated associated risk factors. The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of ocular disease in working horses in Choluteca,...

Author(s)
Starkey, E.; Matas, M.; Verheyen, K. L. P.
Publisher
World Horse Welfare, Snetterton, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. 1st-3rd July, 2014, 2014, pp 176-179
Abstract

An 8-year-old mare was presented for investigation of a 1-month history of blepharospasm, eyelid swelling, corneal edema, and ocular discharge of the right eye (OD). Ophthalmic examination confirmed mucopurulent ocular discharge, conjunctival hyperemia, and a dry, dull appearance to the cornea OD....

Author(s)
Mackenzie, C. J.; Carslake, H. B.; Robin, M.; Kent, R. J.; Malalana, F.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2017, 20, 1, pp 79-83
Abstract

Streptococcus equi equi is the causative agent of the common equine disease "strangles". Strangles is a contagious disease which is usually characterized by the sudden onset of high fever, starting 3 to 14 days after exposure. The fever is followed by abscess formation in the lymph nodes of the...

Author(s)
Weltrich, N.; Borsnick, R.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2020, 36, 2, pp 107-113
Abstract

A 12-year-old gelding Warmblood Horse was presented with a corneolimbal mass in the right eye (OD) of 6 months duration. Clinical signs included ocular discomfort, persistent mucoid ocular discharge, and conjunctival hyperemia. The mass was excised by superficial keratectomy under sedation in a...

Author(s)
Ji DongBeom; Choi EunSang; Ben-Shlomo, G.; Kim AhYoung; Jeong KyuShik; Jeong ManBok
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 4, pp 161-165
Abstract

This study was designed to determine whether feedback from welfare assessments, using the Horse Welfare Assessment Protocol, affected actual horse welfare in 21 stables. After the first assessment, stable managers in the high feedback (HF; n=10 stables) group were supplied with extensive...

Author(s)
Viksten, S. M.; Visser, E. K.; Hitchens, P. L.; Blokhuis, H. J.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2018, 27, 2, pp 125-131
Abstract

Respiratory disease is a common morbidity of young racehorses. Infections can lead to compromised welfare, and economic loss. Identification of risk factors for infection through clinical signs monitoring and collection of demographic, serologic, and contact network data can aid in the development...

Author(s)
Rossi, T. M.; Moore, A.; O'Sullivan, T. L.; Greer, A. L.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, March, pp 71

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