When a horse has a strain or a sprain, managing pain can help the horse heal without undue pain and stress.
A horse showing sudden signs of discomfort may need veterinary attention: First, however, you need to determine whether the horse is suffering from colic or muscle pain due to muscle cramps.
Size does matter when a dogs eats horse poop containing ivermectin, depending on the toxicity level and the size and genetic susceptibility of the dog.
Follow the story of Rio's quarter crack from the time he is a weanling through appointments at Butler's Farrier School as the quarter crack is stabilized, fitted with proper shoes,allowing Rio to perform his job as a working cow horse.
Learn the three rules for treating equine injuries and how to treat the most common wounds and fractures.
Finding a horse's pulse and determining the heart rate can be difficult, even for professionals. Read about the four ways you can determine your horse's heart rate and how to tell if it is normal.
Picking your horse's feet is a basic general care activity that will reduce the chances of lameness due to hoof disease. This easy and traditional activity should be mastered by all horse owners.
The standing wrap is the most basic bandage used on a horse, and one that every horseman should know how to do properly because it protects the horse's legs, tendons, and ligaments, while the horse is in a stall or during transport.
Colic, acute lameness, traumatic injury accompanied by severe bleeding, shock, and choke are emergencies for which all horse owners need to be prepared.
It is much easier to be prepared and not need a first aid kit, than to hit the trail and then, find that you are not prepared for those emergencies that will happen.