Horse Health Centers
- Dental care
- First aid
- Fitness and conditioning
- General care
- Healthy barn
- Hoof care
- Reproductive care
You go to feed your horse and he is standing in the far corner of the paddock. You notice a very pronounced limp as he walks to his feeder. Did he break a bone, pull a ligament or suffer a sprain? Nope - he has a hoof abscess.
Five common causes of lameness. Avoid having a lame horse by recognizing these 5 causes and avoiding them. This information packed article is full of information that you should know.
5 things that you can do to help your lame horse. This article also gives you basic information about how your farrier can help you, and also when to call the equine veterinarian and what to expect.
”Although anecdotal stories about individual horses may have lead to these myths or old wives' tales about beet pulp as feed, research and experience have largely discounted them and supplied information that horse owners can take to heart.”
Your mare's been bred. What's next? Here is a timeline to follow from insemination to parturition. The more you know about this amazing process, the better you and your mare will be prepared for success.