When you follow some simple steps for isolating potential carriers, it's easier than you might think to protect your herd from disease-causing viruses and bacteria.
Several different skin conditions can lead to scabbing and crusting on a horse’s lower limbs.
Research findings about the relationship between insulin and laminitis may have implications for the diagnosis and management of at-risk horses.
The prognosis is guarded for this congenital defect but fortunately it doesn't occur very often.
A surprising physical change in endurance horses is linked to their finish times.
A new study finds a hopeful prognosis for horses with orbital bone fractures.
Although it may look like a broken leg, radial nerve paralysis typically has a less dire diagnosis.
Some horses are more sensitive than others, and that's normal. But there are some signs that could mean it's something more serious.
Several measures can help a horse with respiratory allergies breathe easier.
Warm weather and sunny days bring some specific changes to your horse's health. Here's what to be on watch for this season.
If a mare has a neurological disease, will the foal copycat her behavior? This veterinarian explains what happens to foals born to infected mares.
When your horse is producing puddles of saliva, there are a few possible explanations to consider.
Try these two simple tests to tell if your horse's simple stumble is a sign of something much worse.
What was causing a gelding's eye to water wasn't nearly as baffling as how it got where it did.
If your horse's breath makes you cringe, investigate the possible causes of the problem.
When an EHV-1 outbreak or other contagious equine disease strikes a community, here's how to respond to the crisis and reduce the risk to your horse.
Take a closer look at the "gunk" that collects in your horse's eyes to determine if it is cause for concern.
When an affable gelding suddenly develops trouble urinating, only emergency surgery can save his life.
A horse who coughs only during ride warm ups is probably fine, but be concerned if it lingers or worsens.
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.
An equine veterinarian explains the whys and hows of cellulitis in horses, along with what can be done about it.