Tuesdays with Tony

A weekly blog for horse owners written by Tony, the official Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic cat.

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Lipomas

Lipomas

Tuesdays with Tony Ugh what a weekend. I like my peace and quiet on a normal weekend. My staff tends to my care, and then it’s rest and relaxation for Teenie and I so we’re refreshed and ready to tackle our supervisory duties on Monday. This weekend was nothing like...

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Rain, Rain Go Away….

Rain, Rain Go Away….

Tuesdays with Tony I hate rain. I know we need some, but I prefer it to happen during the night, otherwise known as my inside time. During the day I like to occupy the parking space right in front of the clinic and refuse to move when anyone pulls in, or wander across...

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Preventing Fall Colic

Preventing Fall Colic

Tuesdays with Tony Preventing Colic as the weather changes Have you noticed it’s a bit nicer to be outside lately? It’s almost autumn in Florida and I’m enjoying my cat naps on the Springhill porch even more. And while Florida’s autumn has more to do with the changing...

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Untreated Asthma

Untreated Asthma

Tuesdays with TonyIn preparation for my upcoming seminar this month, lets discuss asthma. Not only is asthma extremely frustrating, it can actually lead to life threatening situations for your horse. You all have read my previous blogs and watched my docs’ seminars...

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Equine Health Care for Newbies

Equine Health Care for Newbies

Tuesdays with Tony Whether you are a first-time horse owner, getting back into horses after some time away, or just want to make sure you’re not missing anything important in your horse care, it’s important to understand the preventative healthcare your horse needs...

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What do horses see?

What do horses see?

Tuesdays with Tony I get asked all the time about what horses can see. I am a cat of the people. I do as you ask. Okay, not really, but we can pretend. This week I have taken a deep dive into what horses can and can’t see. There’s also a link to a really cool video in...

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Trailering

Trailering

Tuesdays with Tony Horses are such trusting creatures. They willingly follow you humans into the dark black boxes you call trailers. Try putting me in a dark box (you call them cat carriers) and claws will fly, that I promise! There’s much protest when my minions ask...

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How to prevent a tendon injury

How to prevent a tendon injury

Tuesdays with Tony Tuesdays with Tony – How to prevent a tendon injury You know my docs are there to help if your horse were to injure a tendon. They have the training and tools to diagnose and rehabilitate an injury. But you know what they like even better than that?...

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Preparing for Horse Ownership

Preparing for Horse Ownership

Tuesdays with Tony So, you think you want to own a horse. You’ve read all my blogs, listened to Dr. Lacher’s podcast, Straight from the Horse Doctor’s Mouth, and you’ve been attending all of my monthly seminars. You feel like you have all the information you need to...

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