What you need to know for August

8 Summer Health Concerns

Warm weather and sunny days bring some specific changes to your horse's health. Here's what to be on watch for this season. READ MORE


Summertime Hoof Changes

Peeling, flaking hooves look alarming, but are a normal consequence of dry summer weather. READ MORE


Summer Sores

Summer sores are caused by the infected larvae of stomach worms, which are deposited into skin abrasions on horses. Learn how to control and prevent these unsightly skin lesions. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.com. READ MORE


Are fruit trees safe in horse pastures?

Q: Some fruit trees pose a threat to equine health.


Spotlight on: Trail Riding

A Buyer's Guide To Trail Saddles

In many ways, shopping for a trail saddle is the same as choosing one for any other sport or activity. The quality of the materials, construction and design lead the list of initial considerations,... READ MORE


Article Archive

Case of warmblood fragile foal syndrome documented

A foal died of the disease a year before a test to identify it became available. READ MORE


Equine Spot-Ons Offer Round-the-Clock Inspect Protection

by Cynthia McFarland It’s a buggy world out there, and your horse often pays the price. Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, many pests that were only memories during the winter are coming out in full force. Your horse’s comfort — not to mention his health — may face increased risk from a number of insects unless you intervene. READ MORE


Success in treating locking stifles

Researchers investigate the efficacy of a surgical option to treat locking stifles. READ MORE


New options for navicular treatment

The recent approval of two new drugs that target the bone changes associated with navicular syndrome offers hope in some of the most frustrating cases. READ MORE


How Cushing’s Syndrome may affect immunity

New research suggests that special care may be required when planning the vaccination schedules of horses with PPID. READ MORE


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