How to handle your horse during a storm is a judgement call that you’ll need to make based on the available facilities and your horse’s personality.
Both horses are insolation as veterinary officials work to contain a possible outbreak of an aggressive neurologic strain of the virus.
Three cases of the bacterial disease occurred at barns in Leon, Sarasota and Alachua counties, exposing other horses on those properties.
California researchers found that "sidewinder" syndrome is associated with a variety of equine conditions and injuries.
The highly infectious bacterial disease spreads through direct contact, making biosecurity crucial in preventing outbreaks.
Researchers have "edited" the genes in an equine embryo, raising the possibility of producing horses with custom-designed DNA.
New research suggests that removing a mare’s ovaries can have a positive effect on her behavior.
Protect your horse from common blanket-related problems this winter with these simple measures.
Some horses may inherit a tendency to develop the condition commonly called kissing spines.
Here's what you need to know about this new and growing segment of the equine supplement marketplace: cannabidiol (CBD) supplements for horses.
An equine West Nile Virus product was a forerunner of the new CoVID-19 vaccine.
32 horses are potentially exposed, but no new cases have been identified.
Researchers report that a case of pergolide overdose resulted in only minor, temporary effects.
New research from Canada suggests that the failure to control respiratory disease in horses puts them at risk for heart failure.
This is the eighth facility in the state to quarantine due to the virus in two months.
When winterizing your farm and property, don’t overlook one crucial step: making sure your trailer is ready to go.
Just as your own joints may ache more in the winter, older, arthritic horses feel the cold more than their younger herdmates. But you can help keep them comfortable.
Older horses often drop weight during the winter but they don't have to. Here's how to head off problems.
Older horses don’t necessarily have more trouble keeping warm than do their younger herdmates, but if they do get chilled the consequences can be more significant. Here’s how to fend off the cold..
Equine nutrition researcher Gulsah Kaya Karasu, DVM, travels the world to help improve the diets—and welfare— of horses.
New research suggests that screening practices can help identify seemingly healthy horses carrying pathogens that can infect herd mates.
Vaccination and biosecurity measures can help protect horses who travel as well as those they may infect when they return home.
The gelding, with an unknown vaccination history, began showing signs in late August.
This bacterial infection, spread by stable, horn and houseflies, is becoming more common as weather conditions change.
A cresty neck is a reliable indicator of increased risk for metabolic syndrome and associated laminitis in horses.
Researchers have found that some cases of sand colic because horses actually like to eat soil, rather than ingesting inadvertently as previously thought.
The highly contagious viral disease is spread via airborne droplets exhaled by infected horses or contact with contaminated surfaces.
Research shows that confinement, feeding practices and other lifestyle factors can make a horse more likely to develop undesirable behaviors.
Post-op physical therapy helps horses recovering from colic return to work more quickly and perform better.
Do these commonsense measures now to help keep your horse happy, healthy and sound no matter throughout the cold weather months.
Take some time to revisit the ins and outs of equine immunity and determine whether your vaccination routine is still providing the best possible protection for your horse. .
A virus from the same family as COVID-19 may have been quietly traveling among the U.S. equine populations for the past 10 years.
Researchers have made great strides in understanding the various forms of tying up and how best to help susceptible horses.
Protect your horse’s skin and keep him comfortable as the weather gets warmer with these simple measures.
Turnout is usually best for a horse with chronic respiratory problems but if you have to keep him in a stall, some beddings are better than others.
Here's how the season ahead can affect your horse's hooves and ways you can keep them healthy and sound.
Do these 4 things to keep snow, ice or mud from making your horse miserable or ruining your rides.
Here’s how to keep your horse safe, healthy and comfortable even during the coldest days of the season.
Management can play an important role in promoting and sustaining bone health in mature horses.
Researchers from Germany have discovered a simple way to determine whether a horse is an optimist or a pessimist.
Researchers discover that certain scents can help horses to relax.
A new study finds that the commonly used glucocorticoid does not make horses susceptible to laminitis.
Colic surgery may temporarily sideline a horse but it’s unlikely to end his career, according to a new study from Finland.