High and Low Shedder Deworming Protocol

Feed room

What is grain overload?

Are you ready for your next show?

As things slowly start to open back up, we want to make sure you are fully prepared and equipped to get on the road again! We followed https://horserookie.com/packing-horse-trailering-checklist/ and put together a printer-friendly checklist for you to have. Click the link below!        Show checklist printable PDF              […]

What should you know about Dormosedan Gel?

What is Dormosedan Gel? Dormosedan or “dorm gel” is an oral sedative that is administered under your horse’s tongue as it is not meant to be swallowed by the horse. The gel should not be used in addition to any other sedatives. How long will it last? The gel needs about 40 minutes to take […]

MRI

The Who, What, and When of an MRI

  What is an MRI? MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. To explain how it works can be difficult, but I will try to break it down into its simplest form. The MRI uses magnetic fields and computer-generated radiofrequency waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues in your body. The magnetic field […]

VACCINATIONS FOR ADULT HORSES

  VACCINATIONS FOR ADULT HORSES   **ALL VACCINATION PROGRAMS SHOULD BE DEVELOPED IN CONSULTATION WITH A LICENSED VETERINARIAN**     DISEASE Broodmares Other Adult Horses (> 1 year of age)   previously vaccinated against the disease indicated Other Adult Horses (> 1 year of age) unvaccinated or lacking vaccination history   COMMENTS   Tetanus   […]

Blue Ridge Equine Clinic Deworming Protocol

                                                                                 Blue Ridge Equine Clinic Deworming Protocol   Adult LOW Shedder Schedule **to be used for […]

In case of emergency!

Are you traveling for the holidays and leaving your horses in someone else’s care? BREC has put together an “In case of an emergency” care sheet that will provide your barn caretaker with all the essential information needed in case anything should happen while you are away! The first page includes all emergency contacts and […]

What Can We Do To Help Unwanted Horses?

That was the question the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Horse Council considered jointly. The Unwanted Horse Coalition was formed to address the this problem and invites you to become involved. As horse lovers, we share responsibility for this issue.

Taking A Closer Look: How Blood Tests Can Add To Your Horse’s Exam

There are times when your veterinarian might advise running some “bloodwork” on your horse, but why? What information is gained, and how might it help? The answer depends on the specific tests run. Obviously, there are blood tests to detect the presence of specific viruses and bacteria that cause diseases, but what about the hematology […]

Dr. Tracy Norman Attends Advanced Cardiology Course

Dr. Tracy Norman attended an advanced equine cardiology course in Las Vegas offered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine that was only open to internal medicine and veterinary cardiology specialists. New research regarding the importance of heart rhythm disturbances  on performance and safety was presented, as well as advanced techniques in echocardiography (heart ultrasound) […]

Basic Equine First Aid Kit

Most horse owners have certain medications/supplies they won’t be caught without. Following is a suggested list to cover most needs until the veterinarian arrives. This would make a great gift for a new horse owner! Equipment: Stethoscope Thermometer Watch Flash light Bandage Scissors Dose syringe Spare halter and lead Bandaging supplies: Pack of gauze square […]