27/07/2018

BEVA urges VMD to overturn suspension of flunixin

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) yesterday suspended the sale of all injectable formulations of the vital painkiller flunixin, without warning or consultation with the veterinary profession. Flunixin is the most commonly used analgesic in horses with colic, undergoing surgery and for other conditions. The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is calling for the suspension to […]

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26/06/2018

SPILLERS® showcases research on caring for senior horses

SPILLERS® presented its world-leading collaborative research on the care of senior horses at the Australasian Equine Science Society’s Science Symposium earlier this month. Professor Pat Harris, head of the WALTHAM® Equine Studies Group, which underpins the science behind the SPILLERS® brand, was one of the invited speakers at this biennial international event. As the proportion […]

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08/05/2018

Survey Reveals Horse Owners Are Still Struggling with Worm Control

Zoetis, Worming. Zoetis Inc. today announced that results from the latest National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) show that some horse owners are still not up to speed with best worming practice. More than a third of survey respondents don’t carry out faecal worm egg counts (FWECs) at all, while of those that do only 25% […]

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01/05/2018

New senior research from SPILLERS® shows even healthy older horses have increased insulin responses

New research, conducted in collaboration with SPILLERS® shows that even healthy older horses have increased insulin responses, compared to younger horses, in response to a starch rich or starch and sugar rich meal. This suggests that older horses, whether or not they have been diagnosed with insulin dysregulation, need an appropriate diet and management plan […]

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01/05/2018

Celebrate Being a Horse Vet at BEVA Congress

This year BEVA Congress will be celebrating all that’s good about being an equine veterinary surgeon so remember to pack your best smile. There’s nowhere else in Europe that gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in more than 90 hours of CPD lectures combined with networking, fabled socials and a vibrant exhibition hall. This […]

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