News: Equine Health and Performance Centre

VSBSA Accreditation of a facility as a Veterinary Hospital achievement

Jennifer Connolly

Dear colleagues and friends,
 
It gives us great pleasure and excitement to announce that the Equine and Production Animal Health Centre has joined our counterparts in the Companion Animal Health Centre in successfully gaining Accreditation as a Hospital with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia.

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Update on equine services

Equine yard

24/7 services at the Equine Health and Performance Centre will recommence from 22 January.

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What makes vets feel good at work?

Vet students with dog

Researchers investigate the positive side of veterinary work and what brings vets pleasure in their job.

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Horse workshop trains Equine Health & Performance staff

Equitation Science workshop - Dr McLean and staff

A visit to the vet is often a foreign and stressful event for horses and their owners. As such, the staff at the EH&PC are interested in learning how to handle and interact with our patients in a more ethical and safe manner, that minimises stress to horses and their owners.

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HIP, HIP… NEIGH! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses

Horse Birthday Roseworthy

Roseworthy campus' oldest horses turned 28 and celebrated with carrot cake, party hats and lots of friends.

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Respiratory evaluations at a markedly reduced rate until the end of October 2019!

Photos of Equine Asthma in Horses

Mild to moderate equine asthma has been identified as one of the main causes of poor performance (including reduced willingness to go forward) in race, pleasure and sport horses. It is a multifactorial syndrome, with a poorly defined cause and affects adult horses, of any age and breed. 

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New Equine and Livestock vehicles come to you

New Vehicle

If you didn’t recognise the Production Animal Health Centre and Equine Health & Performance Centre on site vehicles before you will now!

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