Tuesdays with Tony

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

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Twins: Double Trouble

Twins: Double Trouble

Tuesdays with TonyThis past week has been a busy one at the clinic for me. All my paddocks have been full, and all my stalls occupied. I’m exhausted, but it’s been very rewarding to see all the foals frolicking in the paddocks. We are well into breeding season and...

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Coggins and You

Coggins and You

Tuesdays with TonyFrom my view at the front desk, I have determined that an awful lot of you are here for something called a Coggins. I have concluded that this is a test of the ability of my minions to take a picture of a horse with its ears forward. The shenanigans...

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Seniors, Horses and Human

Seniors, Horses and Human

Tuesdays with TonyTime keeps on ticking no matter how you humans feel about it. Your horses get older, and, gasp! so do you! There are some things you should consider about older horses and some things you should definitely be thinking about for adult you. Not all of...

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Breeding Older Mares

Breeding Older Mares

Tuesdays with TonyGetting older is really tough. Every day it seems like some other body part is aching or something else is sagging. I’ve heard the humans talking about it forever and now, unfortunately, I’m starting to feel it myself. Since we’re in the midst of...

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Choke

Choke

Tuesdays with TonyYou’re walking through the barn doing one last check of all the horses after their evening feed when you notice one horse has stepped away from his feed bucket. You inspect the feed and notice that some has been consumed but the majority is...

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Eye Problems Part 2

Eye Problems Part 2

Tuesdays with TonyAre you ready for Eyes Part 2? Really, eyes could be a 5 or 6-part blog, but for now we’ll keep it to two. These will keep the most common eye problems horses have in the spotlight, so you know what to look out for. Conjunctivitis, abscesses, and...

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Eye Problems Part 1

Eye Problems Part 1

Tuesdays with Tony“Granny, what big eyes you have!” “All the better to see you with, my dear!” This doesn’t just apply to wolves and Little Red Riding Hood. Typical of prey animals, horses have giant doe eyes that sit toward the side of their heads and protrude out...

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