Episode 28: New Years Resolution: Advocate For Your Horse!
Dr. Audrey DeClue asks listeners to consider their horse when making new commitments in the New Year. Watching, listening, and learning from your horse helps you understand what they need and how to advocate for them.
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Episode 27: Why Are Horses Girthy or Cinchy
Dr Audrey DeClue discusses the dangers of having a girthy horse and how to address it.
Episode 26: How to Help Your Veterinarian Diagnose the Lameness in Your Horse
A common theme in the Horse First podcast is the importance of advocating for the health and needs of your horse. In this episode, Dr. Audrey DeClue discusses how to talk with your veterinarian about lameness, emphasizing the importance owners play in determining the priorities of the veterinary world.
Episode 25: Headshaking Syndrome
In today’s episode, Dr. Audrey DeClue discusses a number of cases she’s seen of horses dealing with Head Shaking Syndrome (sometimes referred to as Trigeminal-mediated headshaking).
Episode 24: Diagnosing Lameness at a Canter
Dr. Audrey DeClue continues her series on diagnosing lameness in your horse. Today’s focus is on diagnosing at a canter. She details the different aspects of the horse she pays attention to when examining a horse from this vantage point.
Episode 23: Recognizing Lameness at a Trot (featuring Mikala Vig)
In previous episodes, Dr. Audrey DeClue has discussed recognizing lameness at a walk and at a standstill. In this episode of The Horse First, she brings back veterinary student Mikala Vig to discuss recognizing lameness at a trot and what she has learned while working with Dr. DeClue.
Episode 22: Equine Shivers Treatment and Information
It’s the episode many of you have been waiting for. Dr. Audrey DeClue discusses how she discovered the treatment for Equine Shivers and offers hope to riders, owners, and equine veterinarians. We owe it to our horses to take a closer look at a treatment that has been otherwise believed to be impossible.
Episode 21: Recognizing Lameness at a Walk
“If you see it…feel it…or hear it, it’s there.” Dr. Audrey DeClue is back on the topic of lameness as she follows up on her last episode (Recognizing Lameness at a Standstill). In this episode, she gives advice for recognizing when your horse is lame by it’s walk – whether alone or under saddle.
Episode 20: Recognizing Lameness at a Standstill
Todays episode is about recognizing lameness at a standstill. Dr. DeClue explains how to recognize a lame horse by identifying and diagnosing lameness without modern technology.
Episode 19: Dorsal Scapular Movement Disorder (DSMD)
In this episode of The Horse First, Dr. Audrey DeClue goes back to her trusty Anatomy of a Horse book to discuss DSMD. She stresses the need to understand that all horses can improve with the correct measures.