• Dr. Meddleton administers a vaccine.

    Vaccination vs Vaccine Titer

    There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that we do not need to vaccinate our dogs and cats as frequently as the vaccine label and convention would suggest. Does this apply to horses? Sho...

  • OSPHOS® (clodronate injection)

    OSPHOS – A New Treatment for Navicular Disease

    Do you have a horse that has been diagnosed with Navicular Disease? Or perhaps Kissing Spines or Pedal Osteitis? There is a newly available treatment that is showing tremendous promise towards a...

  • Horse Heath Care

    Horse Owner’s Guide To Horse Health Care

    Every horse owner should be familiar with the basic medical needs of their horse including vaccination recommendations, de-worming schedules, feed and water requirements and some basic first aid.Annua...

  • Equiine Dentistry

    Performance Equine Dentistry

    Equine Dentistry is a critical part of the comprehensive plan for the health and maximal performance, and comfort of your horse. The Veterinarians at Meddleton Equine, Inc. are all trained in Performa...

  • Following Colic Surgery, your horse will need rest before starting back into work

    Colic Rehabilitation Program

    Following Colic Surgery, your horse will need a 60-90 day recovery period before starting back into work. This is a critical time of healing and will give your horse the best chance of a full recovery...

  • Meddleton Equine Clinic First Aid Kit

    Equine Emergency Preparedness

    In the case of a natural disaster emergency such as fire or flood you should all have a plan in mind for what to do with your horses. This includes where to bring them, how to get them there, what to...

  • Footbaths are a great way to prevent the spread of disease on boots.

    Infectious Disease Control in Barns

    Infectious disease control (IDC) is an important issue in any equine operation or facility. Many factors are involved in the spread and control of disease. There are common viral, bacterial and parasi...

  • Nursing Foal

    Equine Neonatal Care

    When it comes to sick newborn foals, a few hours can be the difference between a good and a bad outcome. Foals are born with no immunity to disease as the maternal antibodies are unable to cross the...

  • Saddle Fit

    Saddle Fit

    Is your horse trying to tell you something? Here are some clues to back soreness: White hairs or hair loss on withers or under the saddle. Cold-backed, sinks when mounted. Cringes or guards when br...

  • Equine photosensitivity looks like a severe case of “scratches” or dermatitis in the lower legs

    Ask a vet: A white-skinned problem

    Question My horse has developed a bad case of scratches, but only on the legs with white hair. She isn’t responding well to betadine shampoos. What is this, and how should I treat it? Answer A comm...

  • Tapeworm infestation in the cecum.

    Tapeworms: Can Cause Colic in Horses!

    Tapeworms are a member of a group of parasites called flatworms. Tapeworms are also referred to as cestodes. In the horse, tapeworms gather around the ileocecal valve in the cecum and attach to the ...

  • Blister Beetle

    Blister Beetle Toxicity in Horses

    Blister beetle toxicosis can cause serious disease in horses that can lead to death. The causative agent, cantharidin, is a potent irritant found in the blister beetle. Alfalfa flowers attract the bee...

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