Equine Health News
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"This study will help researchers better understand how the loading pressure placed on our horses’ joints may change when we shoe our horses.”
"Weanling horses require support and feeding adjustments as they grow and it’s important to think about their nutritional requirements.”
"Potomac horse fever is most common near creeks and rivers and likely caused when horses ingest infected aquatic insects such as damselflies, caddisflies and mayflies.”
"Because strangles is classified as a risk-based disease, Dr. Hankins recommends vaccinating your horse if your horse is exposed to unfamiliar horses or travels where strangles is a persistent problem.”
"When applying topical medication, it is important not contaminate the wound or the medication. Learn how plastic wrap and a small brush help protect your horse.”
"Warm, humid weather is prime time for equine skin conditions to occur as a result of fungus and bacteria unless horse owners take pro-active steps to prevent problems.”
"Traveling to shows or events where horses from near and far may congregate heightens the risk of exposure to infectious diseases, so make biosecurity a priority.”
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