Vet advice

Jump straight to the Horse & Hound veterinary archive

vet examining a horseHorse & Hound veterinary experts report on the latest equine veterinary research and developments in the magazine every week. These features can be read online as part of our H&H VIP service.

We also have an extensive online archive of free vet advice covering an wide range of conditions. These range from common problems such as mud fever, colic and laminitis to less frequent conditions like grass sickness and heart problems.

We know that any time your horse is unwell is extremely stressful, so our free vet advice is designed to give you the information you need to help you make an informed decision about the next step in your horse’s care. However, we would always recommend you speak to your own vet in order to get their expert opinion on any veterinary issues about your horse.

*This archive is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified equine vet*

INJECTION FLU INJECT

Equine flu: what you need to know

Equine influenza is a very effective virus that spreads rapidly between horses that don’t have antibodies to protect them

Patting horse

How does stress affect our horses? [H&H VIP]

Research into the way our horses think and behave has the potential to enhance welfare and performance. Gemma Pearson MRCVS explains how the latest findings about stress are relevant to…