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A Case of Patent Urachus

A newborn foal urinating from a hole in his abdomen looks frightening, but the situation isn't as dire as it seems. READ MORE


Just ticklish or something serious?

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Some horses are more sensitive than others, and that's normal. But there are some signs that could mean it's something more serious. READ MORE


Q&A: How to help a horse with heaves

My gelding was diagnosed with seasonal asthma. In the spring and fall, he coughs and is easily winded…. Is there anything I can do to ease his signs? READ MORE


8 Summer Health Concerns

by Christine Barakat 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


Can Neurological Signs be Mimicked?

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine If a mare has a neurological disease, will the foal copycat her behavior? This veterinarian explains what happens to foals born to infected mares. READ MORE


A Paint's Dilated Pupil Baffles Horse Owners and Veterinarians

Could the previous occupant of a gelding's stall have been the source of his unusual eye condition? READ MORE


Why Is My Horse Drooling?

When your horse is producing puddles of saliva, there are a few possible explanations to consider. READ MORE


Is Your Stumbling Horse Neurologically Impaired?

Try these two simple tests to tell if your horse's simple stumble is a sign of something much worse. READ MORE


An Equine Eye Injury Mystery

by Christine Barakat What was causing a gelding's eye to water wasn't nearly as baffling as how it got where it did. READ MORE


Not-So-Sweet: Why Your Horse's Breath Stinks

If your horse's breath makes you cringe, investigate the possible causes of the problem. READ MORE


Decoding the Discharge from Your Horse's Eyes

Take a closer look at the "gunk" that collects in your horse's eyes to determine if it is cause for concern. READ MORE


An Equine Bladder-Stone Blockage

by Tom Moates When an affable gelding suddenly develops trouble urinating, only emergency surgery can save his life. READ MORE


Does your horse cough while warming up?

A horse who coughs only during ride warm ups is probably fine, but be concerned if it lingers or worsens. READ MORE


Why Your Horse's Coggins Test Matters

A Coggins test verifies that your horse is not infected with equine infectious anemia (EIA), also known as swamp fever. It is required at most public equestrian events?so don't leave home without it. READ MORE


The Cause of Cellulitis in Horses

An equine veterinarian explains the whys and hows of cellulitis in horses, along with what can be done about it. READ MORE


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