Veterinarians prescribe bute for a number of conditions. Horse owners should be aware of possible side effects from this commonly used anti-inflammatory.
Read about the many types of parasites that can affect your horse and learn how using the three "arms" of strategic deworming can be an answer to your parasite dilemma.
Every horse owner should get an idea what their horse’s normal temperature is by taking it daily for a few days.
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.
Learn how to calculate your horses weight by using common equine body measurements and using the EquiMed Weight Calculator.
The neglected horse has many needs including critical care for any wounds, curling or cracked hoofs, dental and skin problems, and deworming as well as a carefully developed refeeding program, plus gentle, kind human interactions along with a gradual incr
During hurricanes, earthquakes, wild fires, floods and other disasters, having a plan in place will save you time and money and possibly the lives of your horses.
An effective best-practices management plan includes proper nutrition, hoof and dental care, vaccines, deworming and exercise that will help your older horse thrive.
Hobble training your horse will teach him patience, will teach him to give to pressure, will teach him not to panic if his legs are trapped, and it comes in handy if you have no place to tie him.
Being well prepared for a veterinarian's visit ensures that necessary procedures for your horse will be effectively completed and will help you and your horse establish a good relationship with the veterinarian.