"Hay fever" got its name from allergies related to organic material causing allergic reactions. Horses are not immune to periodic allergic reactions, especially in a barn environment. Learn more in this reference article.
After foaling, a mare will naturally expell the placenta in most cases. Sometimes, the placenta is not expelled, leading to potentially serious conditions. Learn about retained placenta in horses in the reference article.
Abscesses in horses are related to a number of medical conditions. In many cases a veterinarian will lance the abscess to reduce pressure and pain.
Horse diseases pleurisy, strangles and warbles can lead to abscesses, some of which may be highly infectious. Learn about symptoms and treatment for these conditions.
Horses are prone to cuts, scrapes and abrasions. This reference article provides information about what you can do when your horse gets a minor injury.
Equine abortion, resulting in the loss of a foal, occur in about 20% of pregnancies. Learn more about the cause of abortion and how to prevent your horse from aborting.