Equine abortion, resulting in the loss of a foal, occur in about 20% of pregnancies. Learn more about the cause of abortion and how to prevent your horse from aborting.
Horses are prone to cuts, scrapes and abrasions. This reference article provides information about what you can do when your horse gets a minor injury.
A very common causes of lameness in horses, a hoof abscess can temporarily cripple your horse. Fortunately, this cause of lameness in relatively easy and quick to fix.
Abscesses in horses are related to a number of medical conditions. In many cases a veterinarian will lance the abscess to reduce pressure and pain.
Horse diseases pleurisy, strangles and warbles can lead to abscesses, some of which may be highly infectious. Learn about symptoms and treatment for these conditions.
Many horses suffer from periodic or chronic bronchitis due to environmental conditions. This reference article provides symptoms, and suggested treatments for the horse owner.
"Hay fever" got its name from allergies related to organic material causing allergic reactions. Horses are not immune to periodic allergic reactions, especially in a barn environment. Learn more in this reference article.
Anemia is a lack of oxygen carrying red blood cells that can result from injury or disease. Learn about the causes of and treatment of anemia in horses in this reference article.
Anhidrosis occurs when the horse's body is unable to generate sweat. Quick action is required to prevent your horse from overheating. Learn about this condition.
Anthrax is an infectious disease with both a pulmonary and a gastrointestinal form in horses. Learn about the symptoms in this reference article, and immediately contact your veterinarian if you suspect an anthrax infection.