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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

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

Researchers Study Near-, Farsightedness in Horses

Not that much different from humans, at least in this way. Can you imagine trying to get a pair of glasses to stay on your favorite 4 legged friend? ...Full Article

Genetic research into ancient horses discover new interesting facts (Video)

Any search for the words “genetics” and “horses” will lead you to a variety of articles on the same research. Scientists at the Center for GeoGenetics in Copenhagen have ...Full Article

How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

The study of genetics has not just allowed us to determine how we have bred horses to be stronger and faster than their ancestors, it also allows scientists to ...Full Article

First-Aid for Laminitis

From: Horse Channel By Toni McAllister If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call ...Full Article

Horse owners must be aware of possible strangles infections

From: Farm and Ranch Guide By: Ryan Crossingham While there haven’t been any more reported cases than usual, it’s important that producers be on the lookout for “strangles,” otherwise ...Full Article

Barn fire kills 18 horses, other animals (Video)

Each year as the days grow shorter and colder, barn fires become a frequent concern. Although the cause of this fire is unknown, many times barn fires start when ...Full Article