Learn how environmental factors, including carcinogens in feed, pastures, stables, and barn areas are the most likely culprits behind tumors in horses and how frequent inspections can minimize their effects.
Learn about thyroid conditions in horses and how thyroid functions can be affected by iodine, tumors, infection, chemicals in forage and the lack or excess of dietary components. .
Learn why horse's hooves are susceptible to thrush, about the importance of a dry, sanitary hoof environment for your horse, and how to recognize the earliest signs of the infection.
Learn about the symptoms and causes of thoroughpin in horses and why it is usually considered a blemish rather than actually affecting the actions or health of the horse's limb.
Learn about the importance of having your horse vaccinated against the powerful exotoxins caused by the disease-causing bacteria and how a second layer of prevention is necessary especially when it comes to puncture wounds.
Learn about the many causes of a swollen leg in horses and why it is important that a veterinarian be called to diagnose and treat the problem to prevent serious complications that can lead to lameness.
Learn how the suspensory ligament works in your horse's limbs, how excessive stress can lead to strains and how proper shoeing and conditioning can prevent this condition in your horse.
Learn about these excess teeth that can develop in horses and why early detection is necessary to prevent difficulty eating and the development of abnormal facial features.
Learn how sunburn affects horses and how severe sunburn can correlate with liver damage making it important to protect horses from sunburn and treat it promptly to reduce blistering, inflammation, hair loss and pain.