Is Your Horse At Risk for EHV-1?

Equine herpesvirus type1 (EHV‐1) is a growing concern in the horse industry. This virus can live within horses for a long period of time, perhaps even throughout their entire life, making it a common...

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What's your horse's ulcer risk?

A horse coping with gastric ulcers may not always show outward signs of discomfort, but you can calculate his risk by taking a closer look at how he is managed.

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A Lift For Broken-Leg Recovery

Researchers are working on the development and testing of a unique robotic lift system that would take the place of a traditional sling for horses with severe limb injuries such as a broken leg.

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Horse Heaves: Symptoms and Treatment

That nagging little cough at the beginning of your rides, and that occasional runny nose could they mean your horse is suffering from recurrent airway obstruction, or RAO? Possibly. This condition,...

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What to Do When Colic Strikes

Colic is a word that strikes fear in horsemen everywhere—and with good reason. Colic is the most common equine ailment necessitating emergency treatment and is often considered the single largest killer of horses. There are many types of colic.

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Equine Proud Flesh Problems

There are new insights into a frustrating, somewhat mysterious, age-old condition.

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What's Normal?

Learn the vital signs for a horse at rest, so you can tell what's normal, and not, when it matters most.

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Video series: 7 veterinary skills for horse owners

Watch these video demonstrations of the seven veterinary skills every horse owners needs, with Melinda Freckleton, DVM.

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Emergency Protocols for the Horse Owner

Horse ownership is a rewarding experience that allows an individual to establish a relationship with their animal providing some people with a livelihood and others an outlet from the daily work...

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A Field Guide To Equine Allergies

You arrive at the barn to discover your horse covered in small, flat-topped bumps. But he doesn’t seem to be bothered by them, so you decide to wait to see how he does. Sure...

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Understand Hot and Cold Therapy

Your horse is injured, and you’re not sure if you should be running for hot water or an ice pack. Which is best, and when do you use it? H&R contributing editor and Oregon-based...

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Cold weather wound care

Consider these three things when your horse has a wound and the temperature is below freezing.

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Equine Vital Signs and How to Take Them

This video will explain equine vital signs, how to take them safely, what the ranges should be for each and much more!

How to Put Polo Wraps and Standing Wraps on Horses

Wrap it up! Be sure you know how to put polo wraps and standing wraps on horses, thanks to the Certified Horsemanship Association

Webinar: Equine First Aid: How to Handle Common Emergencies

Watch this webinar on equine first aid presented by Jeff Hall, DVM, Equine Technical Services, Zoetis.

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