Health

Ulcer Management Guide for Performance Horses

by Caitlyn Andrews November 17, 2017

Could your horse be suffering from painful ulcers? Your horse could have ulcers right now and not show any signs. This guide will tell you the most important things you need to know about ulcers. You'll learn why ulcers are so common in performance horses and how to prevent, manage, and treat them.

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The New Deworming Method for Horses

by Caitlyn Andrews May 03, 2017

There are so many equine dewormers on the market that it can be confusing deciding which one you should use for your horse. Traditionally, it was recommended that you rotate dewormers every two months to cover a broad range of parasites. More often vets are recommending that you follow a new approach when deworming.

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5 Essential Hoof Care Tips for Healthy Horses

by Caitlyn Andrews September 12, 2016

"The hoof makes the horse." You may have heard the old saying. Hooves aren't the only thing you should be paying attention to when it comes to your horse's health, but there is a reason for the old saying. Unhealthy hooves can set your horse up for a variety of problems. Some issues are genetic, such as clubfoot, but others can be prevented.

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How to Introduce Your Horse to Spring Pastures

by Caitlyn Andrews May 09, 2016

Spring is finally here. Horses are shedding their winter coats, it's warm enough to ride and the pastures are full of lush, green grass. It's tempting to turn your horses out on the spring grass during the day, but there are a few things you should keep in mind.

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Horses Need Biosecurity, Too!

by Caitlyn Andrews April 08, 2016

When you think of farm biosecurity do you think of poultry farms? Maybe cattle farms? Or, maybe you aren't sure what biosecurity actually is. Well, biosecurity is important for the health of your livestock and horses need it, too!

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Horses and Dehydration in Cold Weather

by Caitlyn Andrews February 12, 2016

Imagine a horse that's at risk for dehydration. If you pictured a horse drenched in sweat after a hard, summer workout then you wouldn't be alone. This is what comes to mind to a lot of people when they think of dehydrated horses. And, you're right. Excessive sweating can cause dehydration. However, both idle and active horses also risk dehydration during the cold, winter months.

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