In a preliminary study from Egypt, horse wounds treated with a dressing made from the Nile tilapia fish seemed to heal more quickly.
When your horse has a cut, scrape or gash, if you see any of these signs of trouble call your veterinarian.
If you ask EQUUS Managing Editor Christine Barakat this question, she's going to always answer the same way. And not because she doesn't know a lot about horse health care, but because she knows she doesn't know enough.
How to fix the equine that’s always getting into fixes? Here are some suggestions. There’s one in every barn: the equine that’s always getting into the most astonishing predicaments, despite all your precautions—and emerging black and blue (don't you wish you owned a bubble wrap blanket)?
Researchers found that surgery resulted in improved outcomes in horses with an inflammatory injury to the cranial nuchal bursa.
To help figure out why some equine cuts, scrapes and lacerations fail to mend, an international wound-care expert has compiled a list of the top 12 healing inhibitors.
For greater accuracy, researchers recommend using multiple imaging methods.
The risk of your horse being bitten by a snake is low, but if it does happen, quick thinking on your part and prompt veterinary care are keys to a successful and uncomplicated recovery.
Your horse's neck plays a critical role in his balance. Here are some tips for identifying injury or discomfort there.
A veterinarian and professor of equine surgery explains the unique challenges of blood transfusion in horses.
Wounds to your horse’s tongue can easily go unnoticed— but that doesn’t mean they can be ignored.
After your horse has been sidelined due to injury or illness, you need to be careful when you return him to work. Here’s how to keep him healthy and happy after four common causes of lay-ups.
Thoroughly rinsing a wound is a critical first step in keeping infection at bay.
A sliver of wood under your horse's skin can lead to a serious infection and complications.
The odd location of a tendon injury turns out to be good news for a talented young cow horse.
Most minor skin wounds are not cause for worry. Still, you'll want to do everything you can to support the healing process.
After a routine procedure for colic goes awry, a patient veterinarian with steady hands attempts a novel recovery.
A veterinary ophthalmologist explains equine visual abnormalities, as well as when they need to be treated.
A lump on a gelding"s chest ends up being more than just swelling as his owner learns the facts about a type of infection that"s growing in frequency.
Here's a quick look at four common colic terminologies and what they mean.
Here's how to recognize and treat some common equine skin conditions.
An important part of any horse's winter wardrobe, coolers help hot horses cool down without the risk of chill.
Consider these three criteria when determining if a wound on your horse would be better off bandaged.