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January 28, 2020

Caring for Your Horse in Winter

We can’t avoid it anymore: winter is here. Although many parts of the US and Europe enjoyed a rather mild start to the season, the harsh weather has finally arrived. And every horse owner, trainer and vet knows that horse care in winter takes special attention to detail. Wintertime brings […]
January 2, 2020

65th Annual AAEP Convention & Trade Show: 2019 Event Recap

Piavita recently “ascended to new heights” at the similarly titled American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 65th Annual Convention & Trade Show. This year’s event was busy and fruitful for our founders and North American team—and we’ve finally caught up with them to hear all about it! What is the […]
December 10, 2019

Traveling with Horses: A Vet-approved Checklist

Traveling with horses sounds like a lot of fun, right? Speaking from experience, I can honestly say it is fun. Nothing compares to shows, camping trips and beach adventures with your horse. And I think most equestrians would agree. But getting there is not all tails blowing in the breeze […]
November 26, 2019
Remote Monitoring in Equine Veterinary Practice

Telehealth in Equine Medicine – An Overview

Telehealth has taken hold in many small-animal private practices, but what about the equine field? As Piavita offers a remote monitoring solution for equine vets, we’re no stranger to the promise of telehealth in equine medicine. But as the equine industry is historically slow in adopting new technologies and adapting […]
November 12, 2019
Mental health and well-being in equine veterinary practice

Mental Health and Well-being in Equine Veterinary Practice

Mental health and well-being in equine veterinary practice is low. Although reports over the last five years have shown some conflicting numbers around topics like suicide, the fact remains that veterinarians do suffer greater mental health challenges than the general population. Concerning Statistics The Merck Animal Health Veterinary Wellbeing Study, […]
November 1, 2019
Excessive sweating can be a sign of colic in horses

Horse Owners Hate the C-Word—After All, Colic Is The #1 Threat

If you own a horse, you understand the all-consuming nature of that responsibility. It’s a big emotional and financial investment, but you’re willing to put your whole heart (and bank account) into it anyway. After all, horses aren’t just pets—they’re partners. So, if you were asked what keeps you up at night worrying, the C-word may come to mind. Now, there are a few unmentionable C-words out there, but for horse people, the worst C-word is colic.
October 23, 2019

Piavita’s Journey In Equine Health Disruption Is Now Future Ready

Piavita AG is an equine veterinary medtech startup that produces innovative remote monitoring equipment to aid veterinarians in their daily practice. Its goal is to reduce wasted time and replace old, manual processes with intelligent digital solutions. After 3.5 years in business and numerous accolades — including being ranked # 5 on […]
October 11, 2019

The 11th Annual NEAEP Symposium: Event Recap from Piavita’s Trip to Saratoga Springs, New York

Piavita recently attended the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners’ 11th Annual Symposium in Saratoga Springs, NY. And now that the dust of an educational and inspiring whirlwind event has settled, we’ve caught up with our North American Country Manager, Amy Bullard, to get the scoop! What is the NEAEP? But […]
August 30, 2019

Piavita CEO captains Swiss startup delegation in China [Video]

Piavita is no stranger to International Entrepreneurship having made first contact with their current biggest investor, True Ventures, during a Venture Leaders delegation to San Francisco in 2017, that was sponsored by VentureLab. Series A funding to the tune of $5.5 million secured the Equine health tech startup from Switzerland […]
July 25, 2019
Pivet equine ecg horse health monitoring

How can an equine ECG report help a veterinarian?

A performance horse’s ability to perform can be drastically affected due to any cardiac concerns. Atrial fibrillation is the most common cause for cardiac difficulty. Commonly, the heart rate is normal and the veterinarian can detect this alteration while auscultating the patient, due to the abnormal rhythm. This rhythm is […]
July 3, 2019
Veterinarian recording vital signs on a horse with Piavet System

Interview with Dr. Med. Vet. Boulet: How to use the Piavet System to treat a horse with atrial fibrillation

Text by Hana Autin, Representative of Piavita France It’s our pleasure to have Dr. Cédric Boulet, from the Clinic Vet’Arenes agreed to interview with us after using the Piavet System on a regular basis for over 6 months. P: Piavita team B: Dr. Cédric Boulet P: You’ve been using the Piavet […]
June 25, 2019
horse in barn post-surgery

Post-Surgical Monitoring with the Piavet System!

The recovery process with equine patients can often prove just as critical as the surgical procedure. Piavita strives to keep the veterinary care team safer & provide efficient, reliable monitoring of the equine vitals – ECG, heart rate, body core temperature, respiratory rate, patient activity & much more! With the […]