Pills, pastes and liquids are adversely affected by fluctuations in temperature and humidity.
Researchers report that a case of pergolide overdose resulted in only minor, temporary effects.
The legislation’s chief goal is to create uniform safety and medication standards in all U.S. racing jurisdictions.
A study from England challenges the long-held belief that corticosteroids increase a horse’s risk of developing a potentially devastating inflammatory hoof condition called laminitis.
The Aservo® EquiHaler®(ciclesonide inhalation spray), an industry first in equine medicine, addresses an unmet need for horses with severe equine asthma
Here's how to maximize your horse's deworming program. By Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine.
Medication, specialized farriery care and/or surgery help many horses with this type of arthritis remain sound and healthy for years.
Vaccines are among the most effective weapons for protecting horses against the ravages of disease. Learn how vaccinations work to protect your horse and view two sample vaccination schedules, for the pleasure horse & performance horse.
Which vaccines a horse requires depends on his age, lifestyle and other circumstances. In this article from the August 2010 issue of EQUUS, David Trachtenberg, DVM, owner of Ledgewood Veterinary Equine Clinic in Ontario, New York explains his approach to
Survey shows that many veterinarians use pain-relieving medications to help diagnose colic.
Here are 7 vital facts to keep in mind when handling these powerful medications.
Antibiotics have helped tame many feared infectious conditions and diseases. Here’s how judicious use, supplemented by common-sense management measures, can help ensure their continued effectiveness.
Most first-aid kits contain iodine, the reddish-orange solution used to clean skin and wounds. Here's a quick rundown on the different formulations.
Fires, floods and other extreme conditions can affect drug efficacy. Here are some guidelines to help you decide what to do with exposed medications.
A veterinarian discusses how soon after vaccination a horse can go back to work.
Try this trick to ensure your horse gets the most out of his deworming medication.
It may be smelly, sticky and sort of gross, but the drawing salve ichthammol can't be beat in terms of versatility and affordability.
Is DMSO a miracle drug or dangerous toxin? Here's everything you need to know about using the power of DMSO safely and effectively.
The state of your medicine chest can affect the safety and efficacy of the items it contains.
Compounding drug pharmacies provide a valuable service to the equine community, but it's wise to become familiar with their credentials and procedures.
Researchers found no difference in lameness scores when doses were doubled.
Download this handy list of the nine types of drugs commonly administered to horses and what they do. From the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Use this simple technique to make the medicine go down with minimum fuss or mess.