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How Do I Know My Horse Is Colicking …

Joan Norton VMD DACVIM

How Do I Know My Horse Is Colicking …

by Joan Norton VMD DACVIM

April 21, 2017 14:23

Read to learn the important signs of colic and why staying calm and assessing the situation is important for you and your horse, as well as your veterinarian …

Kids and Horses - Basic Safety Issues When Handling Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

April 24, 2017 14:51

Learn about teaching young would-be equestrians what they need to know and do, beginning with basic safety rules that will enable every child to proudly take on …

Six Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy During Fall and Winter …

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 13:27

Although horses are very adaptable to cold weather, managing their physical and nutritional needs takes some planning …

What Horse Owners Can Do When They Can No Longer Care for Their Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 20, 2017 11:05

Recent estimates put owning a horse at around $10,000 a year. This includes basic care costs associated with vaccinations, deworming, hoof care, nutrition and …

General Care Tip

The most suitable bandage width for most horse leg wraps is 4 inches (9.8 cm). This width is easy to handle, conforms well to the leg, and covers the leg most economically.

Horse Snips - Administering an Oral Wormer

by EquiMed Staff

April 20, 2017 13:56

How do you give an oral wormer to a horse? This short video shows you how. Worming your horse is easy and inexpensive. If you haven' been worming your horse, …

gen·er·al care
/ˈjen(ə)rəl ker/
  1. the widespread provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something.
  2. a good name for a military horse.


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