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Horse Health

Equine Guelph Launches Horse Health Tracker App

Keeping up with your horse(s) health can be a task. We have so much that we do throughout our days: kids to run after, jobs that take up much of our days – your horse’s health can be easily overlooked. This phone app was developed in Canada. If anyone in the US uses it, let Full Article

Researchers Develop Artificial Equine Skin

While not the perfect artificial skin, it is wonderful that researchers are working on ways to help badly burned equine. ~ HfH From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA ...Full Article

Good news!

Just $330 to go to reach our goal for The Tennessee Walker Sweetheart! Your support will help push us over the top and give all the horses rescued by ...Full Article

Spring is here! Time to get ready to ride.

It has been a muddy winter for us here at Habitat for Horses and very cold elsewhere in the country. Now the sun is shining, grass is growing, flowers ...Full Article

Stray Mexican donkey poses disease threat for horses on the US / Mexico border

Glanders is a highly contagious equine disease that causes painful lung ulcers. During World War II was the last time a case naturally occurred in the United States. When ...Full Article

Does whipping actually hurt a horse?

Is this a joke? Are they being rhetorical? Of course it hurts! If another study with more horses will prove the point to the racing industry – then by ...Full Article

Why the long face? Traditional stables make horses depressed

Most horse owners know that horses are social creatures. They live in herds and enjoy roaming the countryside while communing with other horses. Just going from stall to empty ...Full Article

Dental exams for horses keep them in grass all year round

Horse health must include dental care. Without proper dental care, horses can experience pain, weight-loss, and a compromised immune system. If you having difficulty affording your horse’s dental care, ...Full Article

If the shoe fits…

Concepts of natural horsemanship has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Since the 1980’s, modern natural horsemanship has been bringing up the idea of going shoe-less. Humans ...Full Article

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to ...Full Article
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