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  • FYRNWY EQUINE CLINICS JOINS EUROPEAN ELITE WITH NEW MRI SCANNER

    27th March 2019

    Work has begun at Fyrnwy Equine Clinic to install Shropshire’s first specialist MRI scanner for horses. The Hallmarq MRI system, which will be operational by April at the Baschurch-based practice, which has been at the forefront of equine veterinary medicine since it was established in 1978, is investing in a…

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  • Gastroscopy at Fyrnwy Equine

    8th January 2019

    The only way to definitively diagnose equine gastric ulcers is by gastroscopy. What is gastroscopy? Gastroscopy is the diagnostic test that involves passing a flexible camera down the horse’s oesophagus and into the stomach.  This allows us to see the inside of the horse’s stomach and look for any signs of…

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  • Managing your horse with Cushing’s Disease

    13th July 2018

    Your horse has been diagnosed with PPID – what causes it and what are the signs? • PPID or equine Cushing’s disease is a hormonal disease caused by changes in the pituitary gland (which is found at the base of the brain). PPID refers to this abnormality. • It becomes…

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  • Managing Horses in the Hot Weather

    26th June 2018

    We hope everyone is enjoying this glorious weather. Here is just a few things to think about when caring for horses whilst its hot!   Water Make sure your horse always has access to plenty of fresh water. During the hot weather their intake will increase significantly. When you are…

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  • Head Shaking

    10th January 2018

    What is headshaking?   The term headshaking simply refers to any shaking of the head – up and down or side to side or round and round (rotational). Some horses show signs of headshaking all the time and some are seasonal or situation dependent. Signs that can accompany the headshaking…

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