Tuesdays with Tony

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

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Senior Horses

Senior Horses

Tuesdays with Tony Sometimes it feels like time is standing still. Other times it feels like I close my eyes for a split second and we are already into the next month of 2021. On days when time flies, I am reminded that every day, I grow another day older. While I...

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Making Greener Grass

Making Greener Grass

Tuesdays with Tony It’s February. For other parts of the country that means snowstorms, bitter cold, and all the finest winter has to offer. For Florida, it means some cold days, and some 75 degree days, and maybe some really cold days. I hate really cold days. It...

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Tendinitis

Tendinitis

Tuesdays with Tony Tuesdays with Tony – Tendinitis Around my clinic, horse legs sure do hold a lot of fascination for my docs. They spend a whole lotta time looking at them and talking about them. I have to admit, it is kind of amazing that those big ol’ horse bodies...

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Why Footing Matters

Why Footing Matters

Tuesdays with Tony Have you guys heard about the new World Equestrian Center in Ocala? I hear it’s just incredible! The stalls are fit for a king, possibly even a very entitled cat. The arenas are impeccably groomed with world-class footing. The entire grounds are...

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Pain in the…Back

Pain in the…Back

Tuesdays with Tony I see a whole lot of things from the front porch here at Springhill Equine. I hear a lot of things, too. One of the more common things I hear is “My horse has a sore back.” Seems simple and straightforward. The back is sore. Fix where it’s sore....

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Parts of the Lameness Exam

Parts of the Lameness Exam

Tuesdays with Tony One of the great things about being a cat is that I am admired for simply being. I lay around, I eat, I survey my clinic. My servants would never dream of asking me to fetch things or jump over things. As a cat, I am above that nonsense. But as for...

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2020 Recap

2020 Recap

Tuesdays with Tony Wow, wow, wow, what a year it has been! Can you believe we are only 3 days away from a New Year? Where has the time gone? That’s an easy answer for me: I have spent the last 8,349 hours sleeping, the remaining 363 hours I have been eating....

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101 Ways to Feed Hay

101 Ways to Feed Hay

Tuesdays with Tony I understand why horses are often, not so affectionately, referred to as hay burners. Especially this time of year, they can really down some hay. I don’t know how, or why, you humans put up with it. Hay is HARD WORK! Something we cats abhor. Not...

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Wellness Plans 2021

Wellness Plans 2021

Tuesdays with Tony It’s a chilly December in Florida and I’m celebrating the season by finding the warmest patches of sunshine in the Springhill Equine parking lot and knocking holiday decorations off the counters. Meanwhile, my clinic humans are busy preparing for...

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