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.
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.
Thoroughly rinsing a wound is a critical first step in keeping infection at bay.
Most minor skin wounds are not cause for worry. Still, you'll want to do everything you can to support the healing process.
Here's a quick look at four common colic terminologies and what they mean.
Not all injuries require bandaging and some may actually fare better left uncovered Consider these variables before dressing an injury.
Here's what you need to know about those skin lumps, bumps and bald patches on your horse that you can probably handle on your own.
On summer days, it can be difficult to distinguish normal fatigue and sweatiness from dangerous heat stress in horses. Here's what to look for and how to safeguard your horse's well-being.
Download this chart to help you identify eight common ailments that develop on a horse's skin. From the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Use this reference guide to identify your horse's skin troubles and decide what to do about them. By Matthew Mackay-Smith, DVM for EQUUS magazine.
Here's how to apply a hoof bandage that will stay put and keep the wound clean.
Is your horse's skin blotched, blemished or bedeviled? An informed investigation can help find the cause of the problem and speed the cure. By Laura Hillenbrand for EQUUS magazine.
Learn the causes and signs of photosensitivity in horses.
Here's how to identify and treat this spring-time skin condition.
EQUUS's Founding Medical Editor addresses the issue of wrapping a young horse's legs and the routine use of stable bandages.