Research findings about the relationship between insulin and laminitis may have implications for the diagnosis and management of at-risk horses.
When a defect appears in the wall of a horse’s hoof, it’s important to be able to distinguish a cosmetic flaw from a serious problem.
Progress has been made in the detection and treatment of this potentially debilitating neurological disease, but much remains to be done. Here’s where we stand.
Sometimes coughing in horses is harmless, but it may be the first sign of serious trouble. Here’s how to tell the difference.
Summer is the peak season for a number of diseases caused by organisms that thrive in ponds, streams and marshes. Here’s how you can protect your horse.
If you’re squinting at your horses under old incandescent bulbs and flickering fluorescents, it might be time to upgrade. Today’s energy-efficient lighting choices may cost more up front, but you can net huge savings over time.
It’s never too late to teach your horse to be more at ease with having his hooves handled.
Prompt, aggressive treatment is needed to stop this sudden, painful skin infection—and to prevent it from becoming a chronic condition.