A cresty neck is a reliable indicator of increased risk for metabolic syndrome and associated laminitis in horses.
Wild parsnip, which is found throughout the United States, can cause phototoxic reactions in horses even it they don't eat it.
When allowed to make their own choices, fat horses do not eat more than their lean peers and they get just as much exercise.
The accumulation of scar tissue within the horse's heart muscle can diminish performance and lead to a potentially fatal cardiac episode.
The discovery of parasites resistant to the most widely used class of deworming chemicals has implications for the future efficacy of common deworming products.
If average global temperatures continue to increase, drug resistance among internal parasites common to horses may accelerate.
A fall wellness examination will help prevent health problems in your horse this winter
Fall can be a high-risk time for horses prone to this devastating condition.
If your farm has more than a "healthy" amount of mud, you'll need to make some changes.
Even as you keep your horse’s vaccinations up to date, it’s wise to remember the threat posed by this dread disease.
A common anticoagulant drug may help prevent a life-threatening neurological complication of equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) infection
EQUUS Editorial Assistant Kerry Tkacik goes on the road with Melinda Freckleton, DVM, in Northern Virgina.
New research suggests that grazing muzzles usually used to prevent pasture-associated laminitis can also help protect horses from choke.
Growing old may be inevitable, but age-related infirmities do not have to be. Here are four major areas where researchers are opening new doors to healthier, stronger senior years for horses.
Horses normally outgrow susceptibility to certain internal parasites.
You can play a vital role in protecting your horse’s respiratory health by making these simple and easy management changes
Learn the 5 most common triggers of allergic reactions in horses so you’ll be better able to counter or prevent them.
Head off urine scald with a few simple changes to your horse’s daily routine.
A simple strategy for protecting your horse from this common pest.
Whether treating new trauma, managing healing injuries or simply helping keep hardworking horses sound, cold therapy is a powerful tool.
Two eminent veterinarians discuss how advances in the management and care of top racehorses have ultimately improved the lives of all horses.
A leading equine parasitologist describes the challenges we face in the race to protect horses from worms.