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"Introducing pasturemates can be done with care to minimize risk of injury or displacement around limited resources, such as food, water, and shelter." From: Nancy Diehl, VMD, MS Introducing two horses is something a lot of horse owners don't relish, and adding a new horse to an...

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"being able to escape from the direct heat of the sun is really critical," By D.J. Carey Lyons | TheHorse As tough as steamy summers can be on humans, they can be even tougher on horses. That's because instead of choosing how they'll deal with the heat,...

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"Despite the growing body of research into senior horses’ health, the exact causes of death and the most important diseases that older equids suffer from remain poorly documented." By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc Thanks to improved equine management and husbandry knowledge, along with committed owners, horses are...

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"Your mind races with possible diagnoses: Hoof abscess? Cellulitis? Fracture?" From: Ashley Leighton Kornatowski, VMD You know the feeling. The uneasy one that rises in your chest as you see your horse’s swollen limb, sudden lameness, and pained expression. Something is definitely wrong, but it’s unclear exactly...