EquiConnect Equine Podcast
More Than Just A Float

More Than Just A Float

February 15, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Kyle Goldie and lead veterinary assistant, Karen Foell talk with Dr. Marisa Markey about all things dental health; scenarios, myths and truths, and changing the language around oral exams.  February is typically Dental Health month for equine and companion animals and gives us an extra opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of oral health in our animals for overall health.

Natasha Ryckman - Live from the Open House

Natasha Ryckman - Live from the Open House

November 20, 2019

Last but not least in our short series of in-between-isodes from our recent Open House we welcome Natasha Ryckman. Natasha is one of our amazing veterinary assistants who spends a lot of her time working with patients and clients with our lasers. Natasha is super knowledgable! Have a listen and let us know what you think. 

Dr. Maggie Turner - Live From the Open House

Dr. Maggie Turner - Live From the Open House

November 15, 2019

The next live in-between-isode from our Open House features our very own Dr. Maggie Turner. Definitely worth the listen as she reveals some things you may not know about her even if she is your regular veterinarian!

Dr. Ali Miletic - Live from the Open House

Dr. Ali Miletic - Live from the Open House

November 14, 2019

With 10 episodes in the books and a celebratory Open House of our Rehabilitation and Reproduction Facility happening, we wanted to take a few minutes to talk to some of our colleagues live and on location These in-between-isodes are sort and sweet, fun and informative. First off we talk to Dr. Ali Miletic! 

A Pain In The Gut

A Pain In The Gut

October 10, 2019

In advance of our Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Gastroscopy Clinic next week, Dr Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell discuss EGUS in this episode. They touch on clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment options as well as a case-based discussion. 

If you are local and interested in joining us at our Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Gastroscopy Clinic it takes place at our facility at 14175 8th Concession, Schomberg on October 17th at 9:30 am. You can purchase tickets here https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/equine-gastric-ulcer-syndrome-and-gastroscopy-clinic-tickets-73419320163 and all proceeds are used to support the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

Feel The Burn - Equine Muscle Diseases

Feel The Burn - Equine Muscle Diseases

September 12, 2019

Dr. Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell, Lead Veterinary Assistant start out the episode with some valuable information on Cushing's Testing (PPID Testing). The main topic of the episode is Muscle Diseases in horses. The episode is chalk full of information on several different diseases as well as breeds that they are more likely observed in, things to look for, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. They round out the hour with a case-based discussion. Special thank you and credit to Dr. Stephanie Valberg of Michigan State University and her research on these diseases. 

Please let us know if there is a topic that you would like covered in an upcoming episode!

Too Hot To Handle!

Too Hot To Handle!

July 26, 2019

In this episode Dr. Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell, Lead Vet Assistant discuss management of both horses and riders in the HOT weather! Lots of great information about the difference between how horses and humans sweat and why that is important, electrolytes and dehydration, signs and symptoms of heatstroke, what to do and a case-based discussion to top it off! 

What’s Cracking? The Good Type of Manipulation

What’s Cracking? The Good Type of Manipulation

June 13, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell, our lead veterinary assistant, welcome Dr. Tovah Caldwell to the show. Dr. Caldwell joined MPES in 2010 and has spent her time with us developing her interests in lameness and sport horse medicine.  She has a particular interest in back and spinal pain as a cause for behavioural issues, poor performance and lameness, and this interest lead her to become certified in both spinal manipulation therapy (Veterinary Chiropractic Learning Center) and acupuncture (Curacore Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians).  She routinely incorporates these alternative therapies into traditional treatment plans to achieve a balanced, well-rounded approach to her cases. 

Eat, Sleep, Groom, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Groom, Repeat

May 23, 2019

In this episode Dr. Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell, Lead Veterinary Assistant talk with their first guest, Molly Atkinson, Veterinary Assistant at McKee-Pownall Equine Services. Before joining the McKee-Pownall Team Molly was a full-time groom on the A Circuit; she reminisces about the value of that experience, her affinity for that career choice and her peers. Supporting our industry grooms has always been important to McKee-Pownall and last year, Molly joined our group to add her experience and insights to our Groom's initiatives. 

Spring cleaning, what to eat and problems with feet!

Spring cleaning, what to eat and problems with feet!

April 13, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Goldie and Karen Foell discuss biosecurity protocols, they touch on equine nutrition and have some case discussions about sore feet!