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Horse Health

House Calls Get Complicated When the Patient Is a Horse

 Farriers knowledge of horses should extend well beyond how to make shoes and care for hooves.  An excellent one will never have a day without work. The work of Dr. Redden is almost legendary. Most equine vets work willingly with good farriers to bring the best possible health care to your horse. Every horse owner needs Full Article

Horse Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to First Ever Bone Repair Technology

Medical technology continues to improve for both humans and animals. Aiding the body to heal itself, HydroxyColl could have far reaching uses for horses. Hopefully as advances are made, ...Full Article

Very cool! Art on horses to teach equine massage

Innovative and beautiful, the paintings on these horses are designed to help teach students learning the art of equine massage. The unborn foal is particularly beautifully done. ~ HfH ...Full Article

In cold weather, take precautions hauling horses

Most of the country – with the exception of southern Florida – is really cold right now. We are in the heart of winter. Horses, however, can survive even ...Full Article

Cobalt has a dangerous history for both humans and horses

This is a follow up piece so our readers can understand the history of cobalt as a doping agent in horse racing. Cobalt salts (or cobalt chloride) is extremely ...Full Article

Possible Answer to Horse’s Death Found in Hay

Hay is just hay…right? Horse owners know that is not the case. Failed crops of hay can contain dangerous hidden poisons in the form of fungus growing inside the ...Full Article

Disaster Preparedness: Barn Fires

Rather than post another story about barn fires, let us instead talk about how to prevent barn fires. One of our Facebook followers suggested using Equisearch to find out ...Full Article

ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

ADM Alliance reports that trace amounts of monensin could get into horse feed after a cattle feed production run has been finished. And that this is acceptable since they ...Full Article

Deadly weed kills Ruskin horse (Video)

Creeping Indigo does not grow through much of the US but thrives in tropical climes such as Florida and Hawaii. Not only was it brought to the US to ...Full Article

The correct way to use slow-feeders for equine

As most horse owners know, horses are designed to look and eat food at a steady gradual pace all day long. There are many manufacturers of slow-feeders (devices designed ...Full Article