Health & Welfare

Contacts

If it is an emergency situation, please call your local vet surgery.

Click here to find your local vet. 

NB:- Do not use below as a diagnosis page or as a way of looking to treat an ailment. Please contact your vet if you are concerned that one of your horses may have any of the ailments below. 

Colic 

Please click the video below to take you to the University of Liverpool’s Equine Hospital page to watch the video.

pic for colic website

Condition Scoring 

Please click and watch the video below for more information on Condition Scoring. For more information on Condition Scoring, please click here.

Cushings 

Fore more information on Cushings, please have a watch of the video below. The video is in German, with English subtitles. If you would like more indepth information on cushings, click here to download the BHS leaflet the topic .

Vital Signs of a Horse 

Temperature

Pulse

Respiration

Equine Influenza 

Laminitis 

Spotting Lameness

Strangles 

Coming soon

Sarcoids 

Coming soon

Weight Management

Why does your horses weight matter?

The importance of Worming 

Coming soon

 

If you are looking for information on a specific illness, disease or condition that is not listed below, then please get in touch with Lottie Dronfield at the RDA National Office who will be more than welcome to help you find information.

Page Last Updated: June 15, 2017