Colic, which is actually not a disease itself but a sign of stomach pains, can be caused by many different factors so it is well worth every horse owner?s time to learn all they can about prevention of this syndrome.
Cribbing can be one of the most common vices or bad habits your horse can pick up. Learn why your horse might be doing it and how to correct the problem. Courtesy of AQHA, www.Americashorsetv. and Bayer.
Approximately 10 percent of all horses suffer at least one bout of colic during their lifetimes. And a little more than 6 percent of those die, nearly twice as many horses as are affected by other diseases or injuries. Here, we?ll focus on what to do while you're waiting for the veterinarian to arrive. From America's Horse Daily.
The seasons are changing and that means preparing your horse for cooler weather. Dr. Matt Randall how body condition, parasite control, vaccinations and shelter go hand-in-hand in the winterization of your horse.
Today, vaccines are available for 12 equine diseases. The American Association of Equine Practitioners divides these into ?core? vaccines, which every horse needs to receive, and ?risk-based? vaccines, which are administered if a horse?s health, living situation or lifestyle puts him at risk.