Skin Problems

Rear view of a white pastern with scabs on it

What *not* to do for scratches

For your horse’s sake, resist the urge to try scratches remedies you haven’t heard of before. Many unconventional preparations don't work; others may do more harm than good.

Horse with warts on muzzle

New viral source of equine warts discovered

A New Zealand researcher recently identified a new type of equine papillomavirus.