Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine

Official Organ of the German Veterinary Association, Section – Equine Medicine

Hans D. Lauk, Hartmut Gerhards, Heidrun Gehlen, Anton Fürst, Michael Röcken

Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH Baden-Baden

Prof. Heidrun Gehlen, Berlin
Prof. Hartmut Gerhards, München

Submission of manuscripts

Since 1985, Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine publishes scientific articles from all fields of equine medicine in German and English language as well as abstracts of the international professional literature. The journal appears bimonthly.

Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine   Issue 3/2023

History of Equine AOVET

Geschichte der Equine AOVET

Auer J

Microscopic examination of the horse teeth and their surrounding tissues. Part II: Histology of the cheek teeth

Mikroskopische Untersuchung der Pferdezähne und ihrer Umgebung – Teil 2: Histologie der Backenzähne

Geyer H, Zoller-Schiesser E, Fürst A, Jackson M A

Infection of the metacarpal interosseus ligament within the metacarpal interosseus space as a complication of open fracture of the fourth metacarpal bone in 5 horses

Infektion des Spatium metacarpeum interosseum mit dem Ligamentum metacarpeum interosseum als Komplikation einer offenen Fraktur des Os metacarpale IV bei 5 Pferden

Attiger J, Ohlerth S M, Jackson M A

Effect of slow-cooling, cooled storage, and centrifugation prior to cryopreservation on post-thaw spermatological parameters in stallions classified as good or poor freezers

Auswirkung von langsamer Kühlung, gekühlter Lagerung, und Zentrifugation vor der Kryokonservierung auf die spermatologischen Parameter nach dem Auftauen bei Hengsten mit guter oder schlechter Samengefrierbarkeit

Barros1 L, Köhne M, Morandini C, Tönissen A, Martinsson G, Sieme H

Prevalence of nuchal crest adiposity in horses in Kaduna State, Nigeria – association with obesity status and risk factors

Prävalenz lokaler Fettansammlung im Bereich des Nackenbandes bei Pferden im Bundesstaat Kaduna in Nigeria – Assoziation mit Adipositasstatus und Risikofaktoren

Akinniyi O, Sackey A K B, Ochube G E, Mshelia P W, Jolayemi K O

Animal protection-related criminal liability of riders

Tierschutzrelevante Strafbarkeit des Pferdesportlers

Oexmann B


Prize for the best publication of the last volume written by a young academic


A continuing education program with monthly seminars given over a period of two years covering all areas of equine medicine and surgery.

Pre purchase examination protocol and contract form

Protocol- and contract form for the veterinary procedure and the juridical control of the equine pre- purchase examination. The contract form is edited by Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine since 1987, re-edited regularly and published in both German and English language.