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"What appears to be a summer cold or summer sores in your horse may be an infestation of worms.”
"If a horse has a healthy immune system, fighting off allergens will be easy, but, if the immune system is compromised in any way, allergies can become a serious problem.”
"Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the cornerstone of treatment for many painful conditions in horses, including arthritis, laminitis, and colic, but overuse may lead to serious health risks.”
"Soaking hay for short durations 15 to 60 minutes in duration is an acceptable management method when it is necessary to feed your horse soaked hay.”
"Results of the research are significant because they highlight the continued importance of multiple pathogens in causing foal diarrhea.”
"Determining the severity of your horse's colic is difficult, so it is important to watch your horse closely and notify your veterinarian when signs are recognized that help in an accurate diagnosis of the problem.”
"In the case of equine herpesviruses, horses or other mammals could be infected by herpesviruses from water bodies long after the animals that shed the virus had left the area.”
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