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Stinky Feet: The Dangers of Thrush

Thrush is a primary concern, whether your horse lives mainly at pasture or in a stable, especially in wet weather.

Leg Protection for Performance Horses

From sliding stops on reining horses, to lateral dressage moves, to rubs while jumping and unexpected encounters with fences in the field, horse’s legs experience a lot of wear and tear. Applying boots or bandages to your horse’s legs can help prevent trauma and provide lower leg support.

Signs of Gastric Ulcers in Horses

Ulcers are a common problem in horses with those especially in strenuous activities. These occur when the stomach or intestinal lining is damaged and the underlying tissue is exposed.

Your Foal's Health - Foal Health Watch Guide

The following is a Foal Health Watch Guide that describes signs of a variety of common ailments

Best Practices for Weaning a Foal

Although weaning can be done any time after the foal receives an adequate amount of colostrum, ideally you will wean your foal when it is between 4.5 to 6 months of age. With proper planning and management, you can minimize the stress on both foal and dam during this process.

How to be a good customer for your horse vet

If you own or lease a horse, chances are you have your veterinarian’s phone number either memorized or on speed dial. Caring for a horse means it’s not a matter of if you will ever have to call the vet to treat your sick or injured horse, but when. We all want the best possible care for our horses, here's how you can be a great customer for your vet

Managing Your Horse On A Tight Budget

The purchase price of a horse is usually the smallest expense, while managing a horse for years can be expensive. Owners in a tight economy must look to ways to reduce their expenses and make their management system as good as it can be to maintain healthy horses. Owners can develop skills which allow them to be more involved in their horses' care reducing many costs involved with hoof and health care. Record keeping is very important to proper horse management so all health care information can

How To Find The Best Livestock Vet

For livestock owners with cattle, sheep, goats or chickens, a large-animal or food-animal veterinarian can be hard to find. In many areas of the United States, fewer and fewer livestock veterinarians are finding themselves covering larger and larger territories.

Do's and Don'ts of Working with Farriers and Vets

These trained professionals specialize in keeping our horses' feet in tip-top shape and their bodies functioning properly.

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