Update your on farm Spring worming strategy in 2020

Should ALL horses be wormed in Spring? Spring is here and the change in seasonal conditions means we need to start thinking about worming our horses again. Rapidly growing pasture and warm, moist conditions provide an ideal environment for strongyles to start laying eggs. So, does this mean all horses should be wormed? It now…

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EGUS Treatment, Prevention and Management.

Watch webinar two with leading Equine Veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD. Session two continues to explore what’s new in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) with a special focus on treatment, prevention and management. Watch the second in this series of three thought…

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Inflammatory Airway Disease & Racehorses

To perform at their best, racehorses need a properly functioning respiratory tract to allow oxygen to reach the lungs and fuel their activity. But respiratory issues are among the most common ailments diagnosed in these equine athletes. In particular, inflammatory airway disease (IAD) is an important cause of allergic lower airway disease. What are the…

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The benefits of antioxidants for breeding stallions.

When developing an appropriate feed program for stallions during breeding season it is important to treat each horse as an individual. Various factors such as age, breed, body condition, temperament, breeding frequency and workload should be taken into consideration. The stallion’s diet should meet all of his energy, protein, vitamin and mineral requirements. The physical…

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Rosemont Stud’s Gerard Jones on preparations and success strategies for yearling sales in 2020

For those in the know, Rosemont Stud needs no introduction. Rosemont in Victoria is a state-of-the-art farm boasting multi-million-dollar facilities including a magnificent stallion barn, home to household names such as Starcraft and Nostradamus, yearling barns, a vet hospital, beautifully manicured gardens and a glorious period homestead and office. Gerard Jones, operations manager at the…

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Superhero antioxidants vs free radical villains

Antioxidants are well known for their health benefits in human nutrition and we are often encouraged to eat foods that are rich in these vital nutrients. Luckily for us, dark chocolate and red wine are potent sources of antioxidants… Of course, moderation is key and nutritionists will likely suggest certain fruits and vegetables as healthier…

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Equine Glandular Gastric Disease and why you might not have heard of it before?

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is common terminology that most veterinarians and horse owners are far too familiar with. The term has been around for the past 20 years and was originally coined by a panel of experts in the field at a time when vets and horse owners were just starting to learn about…

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