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.
Each day brings another opportunity to help your horse grow better feet. Here’s a simple hoof building strategy you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
Through a series of groundbreaking studies aided by selfless horse owners, a researcher is beginning to understand this rare but devastating neurological condition.
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.
Arthritis typically begins to appear in middle-aged horses. However, there are steps you can take to protect your horse's joints throughout his life.
These common minerals work together to maintain physiological equilibrium in a sweaty horse, a critical job that is surprisingly easy for you to help with.
Test your laminitis knowledge with our 12-question quiz.
Whether you're managing an easy keeper or safeguarding a laminitis-prone horse, a grazing muzzle is an indispensable tool. Find out how to get the perfect fit.
Here's how to use your ears and eyes to distinguish between benign horse coughs and signs of trouble.
Seasonal considerations to take into account when testing your horse for Cushing's Disease.
A study of bute finds no benefits in higher doses, but higher risks.
Use this simple technique to make the medicine go down with minimum fuss or mess.
Here's how to apply a hoof bandage that will stay put and keep the wound clean.
New research looks at laminitis and its connection to glucose deprivation in hoof tissues.
Blood pressure and pulse are important early indicators of laminitis. Learning to take and interpret them when your horse is healthy can save precious time in an emergency.
Veterinarian and farrier William Moyer, DVM, offers advice for horse owners confronting the debilitating hoof condition laminitis and founder.