Equine metabolic syndrome encompasses a collection of signs and clinical changes, including insulin resistance, hyperinsulinaemia, infertility and obesity.
Researchers compared the impact of three different diets on the recovery of starved horses. Here's what they found.
When your horse has a cut, scrape or gash, if you see any of these signs of trouble call your veterinarian.
Do you know which leg blemishes are benign and which are likely to lead to lameness?
Preparation can be the key to keeping your horses safe during a weather emergency or natural disaster.
If an acute heaves episode occurs, call the veterinarian and then do these three things to help your horse.
Do you know the basics about equine asthma (commonly known as heaves)?
Lack of vitamin E puts horses at risk of several neuromuscular disorders. Here are the most common ones.
Impactions are the most common cause of cold-weather colics but horses can develop any type of digestive upset at any time of year.
California researchers found that "sidewinder" syndrome is associated with a variety of equine conditions and injuries.
In a veterinary emergency during the winter, your ability to quickly hitch up and pull your horse trailer can make the life-or-death difference.
The more complicated and severe a horse's wound, the more likely you need to call in your veterinarian.
As you wait for the veterinarian to arrive, take the following steps to staunch bleeding and keep your horse calm and comfortable.
Here are three ways to reduce your horse's risk of becoming dehydrated even in the coldest weather.
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.”
Used correctly, straps can ensure your horse's blanket keeps him warm and comfortable.
In addition to vaccination, there are things you can do to reduce your horse's risk of developing influenza.
If you want to cook your horse a "hot meal" this winter, skip the traditional bran-based mashes.
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.
Here are three simple things to do to help your horse maintain his condition even during the coldest weather.
If you know the stages of normal wound healing you'll be better able to recognize when your horse's injury needs veterinary intervention. Here are the basics.
New research suggests that removing a mare’s ovaries can have a positive effect on her behavior.
If you horse is injured, make sure you don't make the situation worse.