Equine Dental Care

Bits and Bitting

Equine dentist Mark Burnell talks about different types of bits, their uses and the importance of fitting them correctly for the horse's mouth.

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Equine Dental Care

Equine Dental Care

Equine Dentist Mark Burnell explains the anatomy of a horse's mouth, different issues that may arise and how horses chew.

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Equine Dental News

Equine Dental News

News and articles from equine dentists; EDAA news and events; horse health and welfare news. Find the latest on horse dental care here.

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Equivac HeV vaccine achieves full registration

Zoetis announced today that the Hendra virus vaccine, Equivac® HeV, has received registration from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). The announcement comes after three years of vaccine use within the Australian horse population. The Equivac HeV passed every APVMA assessment criteria – considered some of the most detailed assessment processes in the […]

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Hendra kills – horses must be vaccinated

Following the latest Hendra case in Gladstone, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that all horse owners must have their horses vaccinated to prevent the deadly Hendra virus. President of Equine Veterinarians Australia, Dr Nathan Anthony said, “It’s not enough to cross your fingers when it comes to the Hendra Virus. Hendra kills horses and […]

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Headshaking: An alternative hypothesis

Headshaking is recognised neurologic disorder of horses characterised by involuntary, hyper-reflexic, hyperaesthetic, up and down movements of the head during defined activities such as exercise or in defined circumstances not associated with exercise such as exposure to rain, cold, dust or wind. The condition is often reported to have an obvious abrupt onset of an […]

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