Tag Archives: horse health and welfare

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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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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