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Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in Jim Wells County Texas

This infectious disease is spreading in the horse populations across the country but especially Texas. Vesicular Stomatitis must be reported to a veterinarian to help prevent this viral disease from spreading. While typically not a fatal disease, any horse with Vesicular Stomatitis will suffer due to the lesions it causes and are far more susceptible Full Article

Horses Forgive Bad Behavior by Humans but They Never Forget

From: Liberty Voice By: Alana Burke Seasoned and smart horse owners can tell in an instant whether the horse they are approaching has been handled, or mishandled. The most ...Full Article

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 ...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