Horses

Tararua Vets has the capacity to care for many different species of animals. Within our large team of veterinarians, you will find those that are dedicated to our equine friends, ensuring that you get the best vet for the job.

This area of the website is dedicated to horse owners.  It contains information that has been written or selected by our equine vets to help you care for your horses.

Tararua Vets continually adds new articles and updates existing ones to provide you with a free and comprehensive information resource.

Latest Horse Articles

  • Selenium - just how important is it?

    Horses

    Selenium levels in soil are low in many parts of New Zealand, especially in the Manawatu region, which means that Selenium levels are low in grass,

  • Foaling time

    Horses

    When something’s off, newborn foals can deteriorate very quickly compared to adult horses. It’s important to have a good grasp of

  • Equine dentals

    Horses

    Answering your questions There are real differences between just floating teeth and having a thorough dental examination and floating

  • Laminitis vs founder

    Horses

    Did you know the terms laminitis and founder do not mean the same thing? Some owners will describe their horse as foundering when their horse is

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