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Causes of Horse Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

by EquiMed Staff

April 17, 2017 18:04

Read about the 5 most common causes of horse-related injuries and the 7 keys to good horsemanship that will help prevent these injuries …

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Bot Fly - A Common Horse Pest

Mark Sellers

Bot Fly - A Common Horse Pest

by Mark Sellers

April 21, 2017 13:39

Learn how bot flies not only annoy your horse, but how the larvae of bot flies invade your horse's gums and intestinal tract causing diseases and disturbances …

Horse Owners Beware - 3 Myths that Can Be Disastrous to Horse Health

by EquiMed Staff

April 24, 2017 15:54

Summer's heat and humidity can be much more than just uncomfortable for your horse; they can be deadly and can lead to disastrous consequences as a result of …

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, …

General Care Tip

Anaphylactic shock may occur following administration of penicillin, vaccines, or other medications. As a precaution, do not administer a drug or vaccine that has caused a local or systemic reaction in the past.

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How To Avoid Tapeworm Troubles In Your Horse

Nikki Alvin-Smith

How To Avoid Tapeworm Troubles In Your Horse

by Nikki Alvin-Smith

October 13, 2018 11:20

Tapeworms are hard to detect in horses. Many veterinarians treat for tapeworms in the fall/early winter with a dose of a Praziquantel based dewormer …

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