Tuesdays with Tony
A weekly blog for horse owners written by Tony, the official Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic office cat.
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Tuesdays with Tony In case you missed my fabulous See Tony event last week, I will generously give you a recap. Dr. Wickens did a wonderful job summarizing all things Behavior for you horse-crazy humans. Also, I learned that horses like banana flavor 😳. Biology:...read more
Tuesdays with Tony I’m going to revive a classic Tuesdays with Tony here: The April 2015 Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Your Horse’s Feet. I'll post a link to this at the bottom, don't worry! I hear the Docs talking about feet a lot so it must be important....read more
Tuesdays with Tony Why is my horse growing his winter coat already?? Horses are weird. I say that a lot, because it’s true. I was checking out a horse that was hanging out at the Clinic with Teannie and I over the weekend, and noticed he was growing his winter coat....read more
Tuesdays with Tony It's a wound, it's a tumor, no wait...it's a summer sore! The docs have been reporting a lot of these ugly things recently. Maybe it's the weather we've been having. Maybe it's just the fact that we are lucky enough to live in glorious Florida!!...read more
I don't know if you've heard, but we have a pretty exciting event coming up this Thursday, September 7th at 6:30pm! Our very own Dr. Lacher will be telling the world everything they ever wanted to know about stomach ulcers in horses! I'm more than a little ticked...read more
Earlier this year, you all got to see picture after picture of cute baby horses. Around now, the first of those adorable foals is coming due for their first vaccines. And that’s where the fun begins! A 3-9 month foal is a whole lot like a 10 year old kid. Still...read more
Ernie's Colic Surgery, part 2 When last you, my adoring fans, heard from me, Ernie was about to get on a horse trailer headed for Equine Medical Center of Ocala (EMCO). This week, you get to hear all about surgery. All I have to say is, there are a whole lot of guts...read more
Many of you know that in a recent ploy to get more attention, Dr. Lacher’s horse, Ernie, decided he’d like to have colic surgery. I interviewed Dr. Lacher to get all the details about her fun evening with Ernie. Read on for this fascinating interview with one of my...read more
Mushy Feet My, we have been getting a lot of rain around here lately! As you know, cats are not too fond of water. As if that isn't enough of a reason to be concerned about the rain, daily thunderstorms plus high humidity equals muddy pastures; a recipe for disaster...read more