Horse & Farm management
HANDS ON: Helping wounds heal
Irish Field Contributor
Neil Mechie discusses treating wounds to ensure the best chance of complete healing
HANDS ON: Bowed tendon injuries
Neil Mechie discusses flexor tendon injuries and their treatment in horses
HANDS ON: Emergency first aid for horses
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie considers emergency first aid for an injured horse
HANDS ON: Dealing with respiratory tract disease
Neil Mechie takes a look at inflammatory respiratory tract disease and the effects it can have on racehorses
11 March 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Common causes of colic
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie writes about the common ailment of colic in horses
4 March 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Tackling quarter cracks
Neil Mechie considers the problems of quarter cracks in horses' hooves
26 February 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Gelding - why it's done and how
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie discusses the details of gelding horses
19 February 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Combating curbs in horses
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie discusses the problem of curbs in horses
12 February 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: The heart of the matter
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie considers problems that can affect the horse's heart
5 February 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Colic and leg injuries
Neil Mechie discusses more common veterinary issues when training racehorses
29 January 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Common problems in racehorses
Neil Mechie discusses some of the most common veterinary issues in racehorses
22 January 2016 Horse management
HANDS ON: Treating eye conditions
Veterinary surgeon Neil Mechie discusses some more conditions affecting the equine eye
15 January 2016 Horse management