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When engaging in procedures that horses may find aversive, restraint methods are often used to help ensure safety of both horse and handler. Twitching is a common restraint method, but its use is sometimes considered controversial. Based on previous work, there is evidence supporting the concept of ...

Author(s)
Ali, A. B. A.; Gutwein, K. L.; Heleski, C. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 21, pp 20-25
Abstract

Anesthetic blocks of hind limbs play a fundamental role in the diagnosis of conditions affecting these sites. However, some restless horses can make this procedure much more difficult. Many clinicians believe that the use of chemical restraint to facilitate joint injections may interfere with the...

Author(s)
Beck Júnior, A. A.; Ccircumflex˜rte, F. D. de la; Brass, K. E.; Dau, S. L.; Silva, G. B.; Camillo, M. de A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2019, 73, pp 56-62
Abstract

Horses are used in practical teaching classes in many equine and veterinary science degree programmes to develop and refine the handling and clinical skills of students. In this study, the activities of 24 teaching horses grouped in three herds were investigated over an entire calendar year....

Author(s)
Guinnefollau, L.; Gee, E. K.; Norman, E. J.; Rogers, C. W.; Bolwell, C. F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

Background: Chemical restraint is often used to perform diagnostic and minor surgical procedures; α2-adrenoceptor agonists are the most commonly used drugs; however, the combination with an opiate can induce a profound sedation. There is a lack of kinematic studies examining the effects of the...

Author(s)
Frigerio, M. A.; Cisneros, D. G.; Llorente, I. S.; Manso-Díaz, G.; López-Sanromán, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 6, pp 825-830
Abstract

Lifting the contralateral forelimb (unipodal stance) is often used as a method of restraint in horses. This experimental one group pretest, posttest study was conducted to evaluate the effects of unipodal stance on quantitative radiographic parameters in equine forefeet. Seven nonlame horses were...

Author(s)
Joostens, Z.; Evrard, L.; Busoni, V.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2019, 60, 3, pp 273-279
Abstract

The work of veterinarians when handling horses exposes them to high risk of injury. Among equine practitioners, the incidences of work-related injuries and work days lost due to injury are high. Equine veterinary practitioners' knowledge of learning theory and equitation science is minimal....

Author(s)
Doherty, O.; McGreevy, P. D.; Pearson, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 190, pp 111-122
Abstract

Objective: To obtain a reference range for evaluation of intraocular pressure (IOP) in horses using Tonovet Plus®, to compare the IOP readings obtained with Tonovet® and Tonovet Plus®, and to evaluate the repeatability of readings. Animals studied and Procedures: Intraocular pressure of 30...

Author(s)
Mustikka, M. P.; Pietilä, E. M.; Mykkänen, A. K.; Grönthal, T. S. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 5, pp 892-898
CABI Book Info
Cover for Solving equine behaviour problems: an equitation science approach.

This book contains 4 illustrated chapters that discuss the concept of equitation science, which involves the evaluation of the behaviour and welfare of horses during handling, training and riding. It will be of use to students, horse owners and caregivers about the methods of equitation science and ...

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book
Abstract

The objective of this study was to characterize the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous administration of magnesium sulfate to horses using a novel radio-telemetry system for physiologic signal capture. Five Horses were surgically implanted with a radio-telemetric carotid catheter. ...

Author(s)
Schumacher, S. A.; Toribio, R. E.; Lakritz, J.; Bertone, A. L.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 5, November,
Abstract

Stainless steel and different brass alloys are materials commonly used for bits in equestrian sports. Sweet iron bits for horses are the current trend as they develop superficial rust which tastes sweet and enhances the horse's saliva production. This study focusses on the metal analysis of...

Author(s)
Herholz, C.; Flisch, M.; Rinaldi, D.; Dreier, M.; Ammann, A.; Kopp, C.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2019, 35, 3, pp 234-239

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