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Equine News & Advice

Read on for a host of news and advice to help you care for your horse that’s free & updated monthly. In our articles we like to cover preventative healthcare, changes in legislation, disease outbreaks, and seasonal tips for keeping your animals healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Our comprehensive guide to Colic

January 13th, 2022

Colic is one of the most common equine conditions we treat. In this short article we explain what to look out for along with actions owners can take to minimise the risk of horses contracting Colic.

Lameness in Horses – Why getting the whole clinical picture is so important

December 15th, 2021

Lameness in Horses – Why getting the whole clinical picture is so important.

Stressed about Strangles in horses?

November 3rd, 2021

The stigma associated with Strangles in horses can make the diagnosis of this disease stressful & confusing for horse and yard owners alike. To help provide essential facts, the equine vets at Towcester and Onley have created this quick overview article.

Preventing, identifying & treating Mud Fever in horses

November 2nd, 2021

One of Towcester’s newest equine vets, Holly Gimmler, discusses the symptoms of Mud Fever (Pastern Dermatitis), how to treat it and importantly how to prevent it.

To use a wormer or to test?

October 24th, 2021

As part of a strategic worming programme, we recommend that all horses are either treated or tested for encysted redworm and tapeworm as the temperature drops and we get overnight frosts over the coming months.

Protect your horse against sycamore poisoning (Atypical Myopathy) this autumn

September 22nd, 2021

One of Towcester’s equine vets, Gwen Davies, shares some important seasonal information on Atypical Myopathy.

Blakesley Show – Save the date

July 28th, 2021

Towcester Equine Vets are delighted to be returning to the Blakesley show on 7th August 2021 with our usual stand, in our usual spot, overlooking the main arena. 

Spring grass and laminitis advice for equine keepers in Northamptonshire

April 14th, 2021

Spring grass is a favourite of most horses. However, it’s important to understand how spring grass and laminitis are connected.

Read Towcester Veterinary Centre’s advice on equine flu

March 14th, 2021

Did you know that equine flu is so contagious it can travel several miles through the air? Know when to call the vet and help stop the spread.

Towcester Veterinary Centre’s springtime immunisation advice for horses

February 7th, 2021

If there’s a chance your vaccine schedule could be overdue, spring is the ideal time to organise immunisations for your horse.

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