News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Equine health

Antioxidant status and equine gastric ulceration syndrome

Horse image

Honours project: Study the effect of a new supplement on oxidant / antioxidant balance in horses with and without gastric ulcers.

[Read more about Antioxidant status and equine gastric ulceration syndrome]

Equine athletic performance

Equine athlete

Honours project: Study the causes of poor performance in equine athletes.

[Read more about Equine athletic performance]

Prevalence & significance of lameness in sports horses

Equine health

Honours project: Conduct research into the prevalence and significance of lameness in sports horses in training and/or competition.

[Read more about Prevalence & significance of lameness in sports horses]

Temporal variability of lameness in horses kept on pasture

Equine health yard

Honours project: Investigate the temporal variability of objectively detected lameness in horses kept on pasture and not subjected to controlled exercise.

[Read more about Temporal variability of lameness in horses kept on pasture]

Equine lameness & biomechanics

Equine athlete

Honours project: Define the potential detrimental effect of the surgical transection of the palmar annular volar ligament on the inter-sesamoid ligament of athletic horses.

[Read more about Equine lameness & biomechanics]

Assessment of animal therapies

Therapy dog Roseworthy

Honours project: Conduct research into animal assisted interventions and activities in dogs and horses.

[Read more about Assessment of animal therapies]

Potential for bacteriophages to control Rhodococcus equi infections in foals

Veterinary lab

Honours project: Help find a cure for Rhodococcus equi, a zoonotic infection in grazing animals such as horses and foals.

[Read more about Potential for bacteriophages to control Rhodococcus equi infections in foals]

RSS News Feed