Horses

Who killed Black Caviar’s $5 million baby brother?

As you have surely heard, Jimmy was euthanised after he developed severe laminitis. Laminitis refers to inflammation of the tissue connecting the hoof capsule to the pedal bone (bottom bone in the foot).  A complicated and interrelated set of events occurs, which if severe enough can result in rotation and/or displacement of the pedal bone …

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Are you feeding the right supplement for bighead?

In this 13 minute video Dr Shannon Lee talks with Dr Jennifer Stewart about “Big Head” – Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) – in horses. Dr Stewart explains: That “bighead” is only the end stage of the disease! Your horse can have soft weak bones without you even knowing. What causes this disease. Learn to recognize the …

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Bighead in Central Queensland

  You may be well aware that ‘bighead’ is a preventable and treatable condition common in paddock horses in Central highlands district.  However this past wet season over Christmas 2010 and January 2011 has resulted in an above normal amount of available Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris ).  Subsequently this means that you are likely to experience ‘Bighead’ …

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