How to Care for Old Horses: 5 Senior Horse Care Strategies
Did you know that older horses need special care? Here are five tips to care for them according to a professional horse trainer and riding instructor.
The Benefits of Using a Rehab or Lay Up Facility for Your Injured Horse
As horse owners, we know that one of our horse's favorite pastimes is getting themselves hurt. We can handle most bumps and scrapes at home on our own, but sometimes, the problem is too big for us to deal with.
Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Flexor Tendonitis (SDFT)
Superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) injuries are a substantial cause of lameness and diminished athleticism within the equine athletic industry. Mesenchymal stem cells have become a topic of interest for use in the therapy of orthopedic injuries in athletic horses.
Colic and Stomach Ulcers in Horses: Signs and Symptoms
Signs, symptoms, and causes of colic and ulcers in horses. Learn how to prevent these chronic conditions.
Oral Ulcers in Horses: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures
Did you realize that those sores in your horse's mouth may be caused by a weed in the hay he's eating? Learn the symptoms, causes, and cures for a horse's oral ulcers and how to identify grasses that are dangerous to them.
Bridle Lameness in Horses: Symptoms, Causes, and Fixes
Bridle lameness is apparent lameness caused by the use of the rein. The first step in correcting it is isolating the cause.
How to Manage Rain Rot in Horses: Symptoms, Treatments, and Cures
Rain rot, or dermatophilosis, is a bacterial skin infection that can cause discomfort and hair loss in horses. Learn what you can do to prevent this affliction and what to do if your horse already has it.
Treatment and Causes of Rain Rot in Horses, Dogs, and Cats
Rain rot is a contagious skin infection that affects pets, livestock, and wild animals. Learn about causes, proper treatment, and prevention.
Four Health Issues Found in Draft Horses
Both purebreds and draft crossbreds such as the sport horse are susceptible to certain health issues not so common in light horse breeds. These problems can affect their hooves, hindquarters, mouth area, urine, and more, and some diseases can be agonizing. Find out what steps you can take to help.
Why a Horse Slobbers After Eating Clover, and What to Do
While clover slobbers is not life-threatening, severe problems can arise if the horse is exposed to the infected clover for a long period of time, including colic and founder.