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February 03, 2021

Deworming Associated with Colic in Horses

To help clarify the incidence of colic attributable to intestinal parasites, researchers determined parasite burdens in patients at a Read more
Leading a horse off a large trailer.
March 13, 2020

Minimize Transport-Related Disease, Gastric Ulceration in Horses

While many management strategies minimize stress and illness during and after transport, injuries, dehydration, and respiratory issues persist. Read more
Horse eating grain
November 22, 2019

Colic in Horses: Avoid Feeding Large Meals

Many owners feed horses their hay and concentrate in “meals,” usually twice daily. Those fed meals can have an Read more
Horses eating from trough
September 17, 2018

Ingested Wire and Colic in Horses

A retrospective study of horses that ingested metallic wire was recently completed to detail clinical features, diagnostics, and potential Read more
Veterinarian listening to horse with stethoscope
August 31, 2018

Managing Severe Equine Asthma: Meds and More

Currently, an estimated 15% of adult horses in the Northern Hemisphere suffer from severe equine asthma (recurrent airway obstruction Read more
Giving horse dewormer in oral syringe
July 17, 2018

Avoid Antimicrobial Resistance in Horses

Be honest: how many antibiotic products do you have on hand for your horse? While it may be tempting Read more
Horse eating hay
May 21, 2018

Metabolic Horses and Immunity: Response to Vaccination

In addition to obesity and abnormal insulin responses, one recent study shows that equine metabolic syndrome may also take Read more
Horse scrating belly
May 02, 2018

Vaccine for Horses with Insect Bite Hypersensitivity

Researchers investigate a theory that vaccinating horses with a molecule that can inhibit or “dampen” the action of inflammatory Read more
Dressage Horse Legs
April 03, 2018

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Beneficial to Joint Health

Joint swelling and inflammation initiate the cascade of events that results in degeneration of the joint, especially to the Read more
Close-up of hooves in snow
January 20, 2018

Winter Hoof Care

A horse’s hooves grow all year long, but this growth slows as the weather becomes cooler, dropping from an Read more
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