Tuesdays with Tony

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

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Cellulitis and Legs

Cellulitis and Legs

Tuesdays with TonyWhy do horses like to do things as a crowd? As an independent-minded cat, I certainly don’t follow a crowd, but horses, they seem drawn to what others are doing. Where am I going with this, you ask? It seems that things come in groups. This week has...

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Hurricane Prep Refresher

Hurricane Prep Refresher

Tuesdays with TonyWe’re already in hurricane season, can you believe it? Somehow, it’s already six days into June. Every year I like to remind you all how to best be prepared in case a hurricane heads this way. I’ll leave the preparations for the human side of things...

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Think Like A Horse

Think Like A Horse

Tuesdays with TonyLet’s talk about what your horse does all day while you’re at work trying to earn money to pay for feed, hay, that new saddle Flicka needs because the old one just doesn’t fit right anymore and he simply can’t be asked to canter on the right lead...

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When It’s Not Just A Hoof Abscess

When It’s Not Just A Hoof Abscess

Tuesdays with TonyIf you have horses, chances are you will deal with a hoof abscess at some point. Have you noticed that horses can be pretty dramatic creatures, and don’t often keep their feelings to themselves? Horses generally have the opposite of a poker face,...

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Foal Abnormalities

Foal Abnormalities

Tuesdays with TonyBoy oh boy, or maybe I should say girl oh girl… Nope that’s not it either. Foal oh foal, that’s it! I swear it’s been raining foals at the clinic. We’ve had at least one foal a week in and out of the clinic, and that doesn’t count the ones that are...

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Fitness for Horses

Fitness for Horses

Tuesdays with TonyFitness. By far, not my favorite topic to discuss. My idea of fitness is moving from inside the clinic to outside, and maybe jumping up on the bench to sleep. This is acceptable for me since I’m a cat, rather than a horse who has a human imposing...

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Bugs and Horses

Bugs and Horses

Tuesdays with TonyBefore I get started, I have to share a distressing interaction I had last weekend. A client was at the clinic with an emergency, and while the doc was working on her horse, the client asked me if I was still writing my blog, because she hasn’t seen...

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