"When the weather warms and the rains start, the rain rot infection begins to grow forming crusty scabs, causing rapid hair loss, and spreading to other horses.”
"After several days in a water-logged and contaminated environment, the horses caught in the floods in California were relocated to dryer ground, but needed care for hoof and skin infections associated with long-term water submersion.”
"Absorbine's new comfort and recovery supplement for horses manages occasional stiffness, soreness, and discomfort and offers high performance support in a show-safe formula.”
"Equine Guelph's new tool explores thermoregulation to help horse owners avoid over-heating and dehydration along with a variety of sicknesses caused as a result of chilling and other preventable health concerns.”
EXCEDE(ceftiofur crystalline free acid) Sterile Solution provided increased treatment compliance and horse owner satisfaction when treating equine bacterial infections.
"A number of horse health conditions made worse by the winter environment may dictate the need for supplementation not required in summer months.”
"Next to water, protein is the major component of muscle. If the total daily intake of protein is insufficient, muscle bulk will suffer.”
"Fighting equine pastern dermatitis, also known as scratches, mud fever or mud rash, dew poisoning or greasy heel, is frustrating in any season but winter makes it especially hard.
"While one-shot combination vaccines may offer convenience, when developing vaccine programs for West Nile virus protection, veterinarians and horse owners should consider the implications of lower West Nile virus antibody responses in horses vaccinated with a West Nile virus combination vaccine.”
"It’s important to plan ahead to ensure your horse gets the medicine they need. Equine paste products must be administered in proper doses; otherwise, you may end up giving too much or too little.”