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Horse owners break out of the ghetto

The poor health of pastures our horses live in is not just an Australian problem. We have too many American horses which are malnourished and obese just as their owners are. ~ HfH From: ABC.net.au It’s something you see on the edges of Australian cities… ‘Horse ghettos’ is a term coined by Equiculture consultant, Stuart Full Article

Equine Study: Lower Corticosteroid Doses Might be Beneficial

Anyone who has used corticosteroids for themselves or their horse knows that these medications come with some much unwanted side effects. However, these drugs can be essential to helping ...Full Article

Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

As we grow older, we quickly learn we need to take better care of ourselves. This often includes taking supplements. Its no surprise that our older pasture pals could ...Full Article

Vet gives horses a second life with artificial limbs

Few people realize that artificial limb surgery for horses has been around for over 30 years. Most of the public perceives that a horse with a broken leg means ...Full Article

Horses set to gain health benefits from stem cell advance

As medical science advances, it is good to see that breakthroughs benefit our horse friends as well as us humans. ~ HfH From: Phys.org Horses suffering from neurological conditions ...Full Article

Health Concerns Related to Equine Obesity

With all the starving horses out there, you would think equine obesity would not be such a problem. It is. Just as food is marketed to humans which are ...Full Article

Going green for healthy horses

With more and more people growing and raising their own food, its no surprise that there will be people going “green” with their horse feed. Check with your vet ...Full Article

Cold Weather Tips for Horse Owners

Another cold snap is come (or has come depending on where you live). Just a reminder of what to do to keep your horses happy and healthy during the ...Full Article

Digestion in the Horse

Although horse people have studied and are aware of the horse digestive tract, it never hurts to take a few minutes to refresh the knowledge. There is always something ...Full Article

Hendra Virus Vaccine, a One Health Approach to Protecting Horse, Human, and Environmental Health

While the full article by the CDC is science heavy, the abstract published here points out the important connection between bats, horses, humans and infection. Development and use of ...Full Article