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Horse owners urged to take National Health Survey

This is taking place in the United Kingdom but is an excellent idea. Hopefully a report will be published once all the data is collected. ~ HfH From: The Horse & Hound By: Martha Terry Leading equestrian organisations are urging horse owners to participate in the National Equine Health Survey (18-24 May) to help identify Full Article

The Danger of Mycotoxins

Here on the Gulf Coast we live with high humidity and the mold/fungi that come with that. Horse feed storage is on the top of our list when it ...Full Article

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part ...Full Article

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 ...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

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

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

Acorns Could be to Blame for French Horses’ Deaths

It is that time of year in Texas…Acorns are everywhere… From The Horse By Christa Lesté-Lasserre At least 10 horses have died in northwest France from poisoning after consuming ...Full Article

Horse Health Prevention & Wellness: It Ain’t Sexy But It Works

This article is soooo good. It is long, but really needs to be read in full. Be sure to click on the Continue Reading link at the bottom! From: ...Full Article