Even with advances in veterinary medicine, many diseases threaten equine health. We tell you how to protect your horse from viral diseases such as equine influenza, equine herpesvirus and rabies; bacterial diseases such as strangles and botulism; parasitic infections such as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM); and other disorders including pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).
California researchers found that "sidewinder" syndrome is associated with a variety of equine conditions and injuries.
If both of your horse’s hind fetlocks become puffy in the dead of winter, chances are the cause is a relatively harmless condition known as “stocking up.”
Some horses may inherit a tendency to develop the condition commonly called kissing spines.
A New Zealand researcher recently identified a new type of equine papillomavirus.
Strangulating lipoma is of growing importance in the equine population as the number of aging horses increases.
Pills, pastes and liquids are adversely affected by fluctuations in temperature and humidity.
Here's a crib sheet for which non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs work best for specific types of discomfort in horses.
How a disagreement with my husband led to an EQUUS story about how equine research a decade ago helped pave the way for today's new mRNA CoVID-19 vaccine.
If an injury or circumstances put a horse at risk for tetanus and his vaccination status is unknown, his treatment regimen may include tetanus antitoxin.
Researchers report that a case of pergolide overdose resulted in only minor, temporary effects.