28 episodes

Has your horse just been diagnosed with a veterinary condition? Do you have lots of questions and want to know more? Join the team from Loch Leven Equine Practice for their weekly conversations, and learn out about everything from laminitis to equine dentistry. Passionate about education and improving the health of our horses these conversations are here to answer your questions and give you the information to make the best decisions for your horse.

The Podcasting Equine Vets Liz Somerville and Equine Vets

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Has your horse just been diagnosed with a veterinary condition? Do you have lots of questions and want to know more? Join the team from Loch Leven Equine Practice for their weekly conversations, and learn out about everything from laminitis to equine dentistry. Passionate about education and improving the health of our horses these conversations are here to answer your questions and give you the information to make the best decisions for your horse.

    In Conversation With Team Oakden

    In Conversation With Team Oakden

    This week we absolutely delighted to welcome Sarah and James Oakden to the podcast. Sarah and James are the husband and wife team behind Team Oakden based in Fife. Team Oakden provide coaching for all levels, full competition livery packages, breaking and schooling livery, outdoor school hire and ridden clinics. Here they share their story, including their systems, management and support team that have helped the business grow into a top class training facility that is home to some very happy horses.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    A Conversation About Equine Coughs

    A Conversation About Equine Coughs

    Coughing may seem like  a trivial subject especially as the odd cough really isn’t anything to worry about, but for those owners whose horses are coughing so much it is effecting their ridden work, or if they get regular coughs due to allergies it can incredibly frustrating. In this episode I talk to Jane Haden MRCVS about why our horses cough and the different causes, how we diagnose and prescribe the correct treatment as well as some management tips to reduce the environmental challenges for our horses

    • 43 min
    A Conversation With Donna Case From The Horse Feed Guru

    A Conversation With Donna Case From The Horse Feed Guru

    In this episode we chat to Donna Case from The Horse Feed Guru about her job as an Independent Equine Nutritionist, how she came to be where she is now, and the best and worst bits of her job! She shares her top feeding tips as well as de-bunking some of the myths surrounding the labelling of feeds and the use of supplements. Donna has over 15 years experience working in the equine feed industry and works with horses and ponies at every level from the high performance yards to the one horse owner.

    • 59 min
    A Conversation About Foot Abscesses

    A Conversation About Foot Abscesses

    Foot abscesses are relatively simple to treat if managed properly. They are also one of the most common things that we see as equine emergencies and are excruciatingly painful for our horses. In our latest episode I am joined by Jenny Croft MRCVS to chat about what causes an abscess, the clinical signs that our owners should look out for, the best treatment plan as well as what can go wrong if they are not treated quickly and effectively. 

    • 23 min
    In Conversation With Maeve Sheridan - ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist

    In Conversation With Maeve Sheridan - ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist

    This week we are delighted to welcome Maeve Sheridan - ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist to the podcast. In this episode Liz chats to Maeve about how she became an ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist, how she splits her time between treating riders, horses and her latest project 'Activate Your Seat'. We discuss what being an ACPAT Chartered Physiotherapist actually means, how Maeve works with vet teams, what is involved in a physio assessment as well as the best and worse bits of her job.

    • 36 min
    A Conversation About Equine Grass Sickness

    A Conversation About Equine Grass Sickness

    Equine Grass Sickness is a particularly devastating disease given the poor prognosis and how little we know about what actually causes it. In this episode from the Podcasting Equine Vets Liz Somerville is joined by Karen Wilson MRCVS. Listen in to learn about the disease including the different categories of Equine Grass Sickness, the potential cause, symptoms, prognosis, treatment and what you can do to try to prevent your horse from getting it.

    • 30 min

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