Sarcoids Sarcoids are skin tumours. They are persistent and progressive skin lumps that occur mainly around the head, in the axilla and the groin area, as well as developing in wounds where they can be confused with ‘proud flesh’ (exuberant granulation tissue).   Sarcoids are…

About laminitis

Laminitis What is Laminitis? Laminitis is a common, extremely painful and frequently recurrent condition in horses, ponies and donkeys. It has significant welfare implications for owners. This condition affects the tissues (laminae) bonding the hoof wall to pedal bone in the hoof. This can result…

Colic in horses

Colic is a general term referring to abdominal pain, which could have a variety of causes. It is a common problem that can affect horses of all ages. Most cases turn out to be gastrointestinal in origin but it can originate in other organs, such…