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

Eyeballing Conjunctivitis in Horses

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Swelling and irritation in your horse's eye may be equine conjunctivitis. Here's everything you need to know about this bacterial infection. READ MORE

How Good is Your Horse's Hearing?

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Your horse does not respond to your voice like he used to, but is he tuning out on purpose? Use these simple tests to help determine if your horse is losing his hearing. READ MORE

Uncovering a Case of Equine Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy

by Debby DeHart A kind mare turns into a grouch, sending her owner on a long journey to eliminate a list of causes for her sour behavior. READ MORE

Is that Blood in your Horse's Urine? Probably not.

Finding bloody-looking urine in the snow under your horse may send you racing to call the veterinarian, but chances are it's perfectly normal. READ MORE

Chondropathy, Cictraix and a Second Career for Madonna

by Tom Moates A permanent tracheostomy bypasses a mare's damaged airway, enabling her to show a young rider the ropes. READ MORE

Case Report: Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia (HERDA)

When her mare is diagnosed with a devastating genetic skin condition, a dedicated owner quickly learns to handle new medical and emotional realities. READ MORE

Why some horses make respiratory noises during exercise

A horse who makes a racket as he gallops may need veterinary attention. READ MORE

A possible case of PSSM

Q: My 10-year-old Percheron is bright, sound and pretty willing---except when he is in harness, under saddle or on the longe line. Then he becomes very balky and either will not move or, if he does, it's only one foot at a time. But he moves out just fine while being led, and he runs and jumps at liberty. Any suggestions? READ MORE

A rare case of equine renal tubular acidosis

by Claudia Strong When a Friesian mare stops eating and drinking, the cause turns out to be a rare equine kidney disease with a common antidote. READ MORE

Watch EQUUS's "Understanding EHV-1" Webinar for free

This informative hour-long webinar can now be viewed or downloaded. READ MORE

Understanding EHV-1: Knowledge is Contagious Webinar

How much and why should we worry about this latest EHV-1 outbreak? EQUUS Medical Editor Joe Bertone, DVM, MS, DACVIM answers your questions about the virus and separates rumor from reality in this webinar presented by EQUUS magazine. What can we READ MORE

Field Guide to Equine Allergies

by Heather Smith Thomas Learn the 5 most common triggers of allergic reactions in horses so you'll be better able to counter or prevent them. READ MORE

Identifying Sarcoids

by Steve Adair, DVM Steve Adair, DVM, answers an EQUUS reader's questions about how to identify sarcoids. READ MORE

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