horse health Tag

"Horses with flashy, white markings are more vulnerable to sunburn and photosensitivity because of their unpigmented skin." From: Nancy S. Loving, DVM Chrome. It enchants horse owners and judges alike, turning heads in the barn and in the competition arena. Many horsemen covet and some even breed...

"Offering physical protection and temperature control, as well as serving as your horse’s first line of immune defense" By Anna O'Brien, DVM Your horse’s skin is his largest organ. Offering physical protection and temperature control, as well as serving as your horse’s first line of immune defense,...

Its bad news when a foal enters the world without taking a breath. But there’s some good news: Many foals born with beating heart and pulse, but who fail to breathe, can be revived via cardiopulmonary resuscitation (more commonly known as CPR). And there’s more...

horse with shivers

Research into the causes of equine diseases moves forward. The better we understand how these diseases actually effect horses, the better medicines or perhaps even preventatives can be produced. ~ HfH From: The Western Producer By: Jamie Rothenburger [caption id="attachment_38633" align="aligncenter" width="580"] A horse with shivers[/caption] Research sometimes...