Tuesdays with Tony

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

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Dermatophilus congolensis

Dermatophilus congolensis

Tuesdays with Tony Dermatophilus congolensis Spring is here, the flowers are blooming, the vehicles are covered in pollen, everyone is sneezing and boy oh boy the horses are shedding. The docs and techs around here are obsessed! They cannot stop themselves from...

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Let’s talk forage?

Let’s talk forage?

Tuesdays with Tony Spring is springing. Grass is starting to grow. Pollen has backed off a little bit. ‘Tis the season to wonder what to do about hay. Every year my Docs get questions this time of year about hay. This year I thought I’d be a helpful cat and answer...

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Hoof Radiographs

Hoof Radiographs

Tuesdays with Tony Have you ever heard the old fairy tale about the princess and the pea? Long story short, there is this princess, and some fussy queen wanted to check that she was a real princess and not an imposter. They made the princess sleep on top of 20...

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Not One More Vet

Not One More Vet

Tuesdays with Tony Not One More Vet Not One More Vet: You may have seen this saying, or NOMV floating around on social media recently. Forewarning for all my readers, this week’s blog is a little more intense than usual and does contain topics including suicide,...

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Help for Sore Backs

Help for Sore Backs

Tuesdays with Tony Hanging around the clinic, I hear a lot about backs. My Docs will see sore-backed horses for spinal manipulation and acupuncture, along with lameness evaluations to figure out why they’re back sore in the first place. Often after a long day of...

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Joint infections

Joint infections

Tuesdays with Tony Tuesday with Tony - Joint infections Have you noticed that when my docs and techs do a sterile scrub on your horse’s joint prior to an injection, it feels like 5 hours of scrubbing for about 15 seconds of actual injection? And have you noticed that...

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We are Professional Grade

We are Professional Grade

Tuesdays with TonyYou know I occasionally climb up on my soapbox on really, really important issues that horses and their humans face. Today is one of  those days. Let’s talk about people doing procedures on horses they shouldn’t be doing. I’m mostly talking about...

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Tuesdays with TonyPlatelet Rich Plasma (PRP) In my recent blog about tendinitis, I told you about a really cool tool my docs have to treat your horse’s tendon injury – Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). Today, we’ll talk about how that stuff works and how we use it to treat...

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