After the recent controversies regarding both Marmelo and Ispolini and the ‘new’ technology used to determine their fitness to race in the Melbourne Cup, I thought it was time for some educational information regarding the ‘new’ technology now being employed to determine race fitness. Below is general information to provide […]
FormaHoof Demonstration Despite the late notice, we had a great turn out of farriers, veterinarians and horse enthusiasts for a FormaHoof demonstration at the University of Adelaide Equine Health and Performance Centre. With approximately 20 attendees, I described the history of FormaHoof, potential uses, how to apply FormaHoof and tips […]
What else can I do? Bute, Laminil and Metformin Through this blog and many articles I have written, I have discussed in depth information regarding the different types and techniques of podiatry solutions for horses with laminitis. One area I have neglected in recent years is information describing the drugs […]
Seedy Toe What is it? Seedy toe is damage to the hoof wall on the epidermal side of the lamellar attachment. Imagine the lamellar attachment as two hands interlinking together via the fingers. One hand is the dermal lamellar attachment and is closest to the pedal bone. Whereas the other […]
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Acute Laminitis – the horse industries worst nightmare Off the back of my recent presentation ‘Diagnosis and Management of Acute Laminitis’ at the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) on the Gold Coast, I decided to summarise the presentation into 7 key points. The article is aimed […]
Lecture and Demonstration by Bernard Duvernay It has been a very busy few weeks with the trip to FormaHoof in Dubai and then coming home to use the FormaHoof system on a range of different cases in both NSW and Victoria. Soon after I arrived back, we were lucky enough […]
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Motion EPC in the Middle East Off the back of the recent FormaHoof™ demonstrations here in Australia, I thought it would be a great experience to spend some time at FormaHoof™ headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). If you haven’t heard of FormaHoof™, it is a unique equine podiatry […]
Thrush – a common condition in the wet As the wet season approaches us in the southern states of Australia, one of the common foot complaints is the horse that develops thrush. This article aims to describe what is thrush, how it is caused and ways that we can manage […]