What you need to know for April

Manage spring grazing to minimize laminitis risk

New pasture growth poses risks for horses prone to laminitis. Here are some precautions to take as fields transform from winter brown to spring green. READ MORE

What's Your Laminitis IQ?

Test your laminitis knowledge with our 12-question quiz. READ MORE

Assess Your Horse's Laminitis Risk

How likely is your horse to develop this devastating hoof condition? Take our 8-question survey to find out. READ MORE

The Facts About Chronic Laminitis

How to recognize and treat chronic laminitis, a frustrating and potentially devastating hoof condition. READ MORE

A pastern joint problem

Q: Treatment options for an orthopedic issue commonly called “knuckling over.”

Spotlight on: Insulin resistance

Genes versus obesity in insulin resistance risk

Research from Australia suggests that certain breeds may be more susceptible to insulin resistance and other health issues. READ MORE

Targeted Laminitis Prevention

As researchers gain a greater understanding of the causes of this devastating foot disease, you can tailor your preventive strategies to meet your horse’s needs. READ MORE

Laminitis Lessons: A Webinar for Every Horse Owner

April 24, 2012 -- EquiSearch.com and EQUUS magazine will host "Laminitis Lessons: A Webinar for Every Horse Owner," a free webinar with veterinarian Donald Walsh on April 25th at 8:00 p.m. ET. READ MORE


Learn to Recognize Chronic Laminitis

Learn to recognize the slow-onset form of laminitis so you can spot trouble early and summon your veterinarian before major damage is done. READ MORE

Article Archive

Q&A: Tips for blanketing extremely thin horses

Take special care when putting a blanket on underweight or emaciated horses. READ MORE

A pastern joint problem

Treatment options for an orthopedic issue commonly called “knuckling over.” READ MORE

That girl

by Meghan Namaste From the first time I saw Sophie I knew she was the horse for me. READ MORE

2015 EQUUS Professional Horseman Award Winner Announced

Farrier, trainer and youth instructor Stephen Coffey is the winner of the 2015 EQUUS Professional Horseman Award. READ MORE

Q&A: Managing a rare skin disease

A diagnosis of Pemhigus foliaceus leaves a horse owner wanting to know more about the rare disease, its prognosis and treatment. READ MORE

The mystery of shivers

by Christine Barakat Through a series of groundbreaking studies aided by selfless horse owners, a researcher is beginning to understand this rare but devastating neurological condition. READ MORE

How to stop mealtime tantrums

Some horses behave badly at feeding time. Here are some tips for maintaining peace and quiet in your barn. READ MORE

How longeing helps detect lameness

A new study emphasizes the usefulness of longeing a horse to detect subtle lameness. READ MORE

Paid in full

by Heather Benedict My horse’s injury put a halt to my competitive dreams, but the bond we developed during his recovery meant more than any award ever could. READ MORE

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