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.
If you horse is injured, make sure you don't make the situation worse.
What is the most effective way to control RAO, or heaves, in horses? Take this Pop Quiz to test your knowledge.
Slick footing can lead to several types of injuries in horses. Here's how to identify and manage each.
A horse isn’t simply standing in a trailer during the trip back to the barn; he’s making constant adjustments to maintain his balance through every curve and acceleration.
One woman's account of managing the rehabilitation process—and her own expectations—as her horse recovers from a severe neurological condition.
Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM) can be a difficult disease to diagnose and treat in the horse. Dr. Joyce Harman offers help in EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Horses with allergies need help regulating their immune systems. Dr. Joyce Harman explains what to do in EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Dr. Joyce Harman explains how to heal an injury to a horse's facial nerve in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Researchers study stem cells and foals. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine.
Horses aren't the only ones who can suffer from botulism poisoning. By Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine.
Recent research and treatment options available make it easier than ever to keep horses with Cushing's Syndrome, now callled PPID, healthy and comfortable in their senior years. By Joanne Meszoly for EQUUS magazine.
Dr. Joyce Harman provides a rehabilitation plan for horses with muscle injuries in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Learn how to manage a pony with laminitis with attention to grass, supplements, hoof trimming and more in this edition of Dr. Joyce Harman's Ask the Vet on EquiSearch.com.
Find out how to tell if your horse has an ulcer and how to treat it in this EquiSearch.com Ask the Vet column by Dr. Joyce Harman.
Dr. Joyce Harman explains what can cause seizures in horses and how to handle them in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Dr. Joyce Harman addresses urinary tract infections, antibiotics and stomach ulcers in this follow-up to an earlier EquiSearch.com Ask the Vet article.
One study looks at the benefits of treating choke with medication. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine.
How successful and happy can a one-eyed horse be? Dr. Joyce Harman answers a reader's question in EquiSearch's Ask the Vet feature.
A routine annual disinfection program can reduce the likelihood of a Salmonella outbreak in your barn. Here's how to do it with tips from veterinarian Roberta Dwyer for Practical Horseman magazine.
The membrane that protects and nourishes fetal life offers a second chance for healing to a seriously injured yearling. By Beth Benard for EQUUS magazine.
A simple mis-step caused my horse Annapolis to re-bow the tendon that ended his racing career. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.
Is it just swollen glands? How much do you know about strangles (or Streptococcus equi) in horses? From the editors of EQUUS.