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Laminitis – a crippling deadly disease for horses, ponies and donkeys

It is the diagnosis horse owners dread – your horse has laminitis. Prevention is the best way to approach this disease as there is no true cure. There are, however, better treatments now than every before. Laminitis’s painful swelling can still be a death sentence. ~ HfH From: Animed Veterinary Hospital, Shedfield UK Laminitis is Full Article

EHV-1 Outbreak in New Jersey

Equine herpes virus outbreaks are not just taking place in the South and West Coast, it is happening all over the country. Horse owners need to stay up with ...Full Article

Court appeal holds up mustangs return to range

It is not surprising that an appeal was made on the ruling that would have allowed the wild horses treated with contraceptives to return to their home. What needs ...Full Article

Study: Genetic Differences in Racing, Cutting Quarter Horses

Typically we do a funny horse video on Sunday afternoon. This study was forwarded to me …and its fascinating. Any horse lover knows that horses have skill sets specific ...Full Article

Equine Herpes Virus Update

Earlier this month, here in South East Texas we experienced an outbreak of EHV-1 – a virus known to be deadly to horses. The horse who died from this ...Full Article

For the love of a horse…

The life chosen by Mr. Treagood is not an easy one. Now it is just about impossible. Those who still work with their horses as part of their everyday ...Full Article

Give Your Horse a Breath of Fresh Air This Winter

Typically, we think of spring as the time for redoing and cleaning up our living spaces … or our horse’s stall or other living quarters. The winter is actually ...Full Article

Vern Buchanan Looks to Crack Down on Animal Abuse by the Government

Rep. Buchanan is well known for his anti-horse slaughter views. This bill looks to stop animal abuse by government agencies. The AWARE Act is a worthy bill – let ...Full Article

Video – Skijoring event combines skiing with horse racing

Not something for the faint of heart – skiing while being pulled by a horse. One cannot help by wonder if there is a risk of injury for all ...Full Article

Video – Contagious Horse Virus Detected at Prior Lake Farm

EHV is not just a Texas horse health problem – it is all over the country. Horse owners need to remember to use extreme caution. Keep up with the ...Full Article