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Blood Tests in Horses

July 28th, 2020      2 comments

Blood tests are an important part of the process of diagnosis illness and keeping horses healthy and performing. Here are some tips to get the most value from blood tests.

Topics: Laboratory

Osteoarthritis - Part 1

July 16th, 2020      7 comments

In Part 1, we describe how osteoarthritis develops, and also the options available to help provide an accurate diagnosis

Equine Anaesthesia Explained - Part 2

September 19th, 2019      2 comments

As briefly touched on in Part 1, unfortunately our equine patients have a significantly higher risk of anaesthetic related complications than other species. At Cambridge Equine Hospital, we do everything possible to reduce these risks.
Topics: Surgery

Equine Anaesthesia Explained - Part 1

September 18th, 2019      5 comments

We understand that having your horse undergo a general anaesthetic can be a stressful time, especially if it is a new experience for you. Below is an outline of what happens during a general anaesthetic at our hospital.
Topics: Surgery

Breeding Basics 3 - Breeding The Problem Mare

September 16th, 2019      3 comments

When everything goes according to plan, breeding a foal isn’t very complicated. In Part 3, we discuss diagnostic options when presented with a mare with a history of poor fertility.
Topics: Reproduction

Breeding Basics 2 - Breeding options and pregnancy

September 15th, 2019      3 comments

Part 2 continues with the options available for breeding your mare, pregnancy diagnosis, and management of the pregnant broodmare

Topics: Reproduction

Breeding Basics 1 - Broodmare selection and physiology

September 4th, 2019      13 comments

Part 1 of this series gives a quick summary if you are new to the game, or just want a quick revision of the basics. Subscribe to the blog to get notified of new blog posts!
Topics: Reproduction

Keep an eye on it

September 4th, 2019      5 comments

There are many causes of a painful eye, some of which are very serious, so prompt veterinary attention is recommended. In order to diagnose what is wrong with your horse’s eye, a full ophthalmic exam may be necessary.
Topics: Ophthalmology

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Cambridge Equine Hospital is the largest equine practice in the country, with fifteen veterinarians solely dedicated to equine work. Situated in Cambridge, we have been providing top quality equine veterinary services to clients in the Waikato area for over 30 years. We cater for all types of horses, from ponies through to elite performance and breeding horses.



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