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Sweet Itch

Equine diseases and conditions reference articleLearn about sweet itch also known as a seasonal dermatitis and how the bites of Culicoides affect the horse's immune system causing both physical and mental misery making the horse dependent on its owner for prevention management of this recurrent affliction.

Pigeon Fever

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about pigeon fever in horses which is characterized by large abscesses that require drainage, and how good sanitation measures and insect control are helpful in preventing the disease.

Ulcers in Foals

Learn why around 50 percent of foals are prone to ulcers during the first four months of life without producing symptoms and why it is important to remove causes of stress and treat any illness that might precipitate ulcers effectively and quickly.

Ulcers

Learn about advances in diagnostic techniques when ulcers are suspected in your horse, why ulcers are more common than once thought, and how careful management is the key in preventing the development of ulcers in horses.

Fescue Toxicity

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about Fescue Toxicity and why mares that consume large amounts of endophyte-infested tall fescue can suffer from a number of reproductive problems that can also affect the foal both before and after birth.

Enterolithiasis

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn about Enteroliths or stones that form in the intestines of the horse and why it is important that the condition is recognized and treated to prevent a rupture of the intestine that will cause the death of the horse.

Physitis

Equine diseases and conditions reference article Learn why Physitis usuall affects young, rapidly growning horses while the growth plate is still open and how to prevent the condition with p[roper diet, exercise and careful hoof trimming.

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