Category Archives: Equine Dental News

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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Lutz Orth reports on Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Reabsorption Hyperzementose (EOTRH)

Former EDAA student Lutz Orth reports from Germany on a condition known as Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Reabsorption Hyperzementose (EOTRH). EOTRH has started being a problem over the last two years; the vets are doing a lot of research but they are still not 100% sure what’s happening exactly. Around 5-10% of horses in the 17 […]

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