The insidious nature of nocardioform placentitis that can cause abortion, stillbirth, or delivery of a weak premature or term foal makes early diagnosis and onset of treatment challenging in clinical practice.
In terms of a horse property, areas for service feeds such as water, electricity and possibly sewer, vehicular and pedestrian access, fencing needs and the horse barn itself all factor into the plan.
Particular interests for funding include musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and endocrine disease, lameness, laminitis, colic, and development of diagnostic technology.
When deliberate under dosing occurs, the horse resumes vigilance, lifts its head, moves about, and needs to be re-sedated or "topped up" interrupting and prolonging the procedure, which adds to drug costs.
Anyone working with a foal, weanling, yearling, or previously untouched horse can benefit from Leier's new training video series on Horse&Rider OnDemand.
Blog post details ways a stable owner can save money while providing sustainability for the environment with ideas to improve office space, water usage and your overall equine facility.
Horses are always learning, and the more people understand how they learn and how this shapes their behavior, the more effective training is and the more responsive the horse is.
Horses don't have as large a vocal repertoire as many animals, but as a prey species, they are masters at communicating with body language.
Study results showed that domesticated pigs and horses can tell the difference between positively and negatively charged sounds, both when the sounds come from their own species and near relatives.
Certified by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, Cornerstone became the first equine therapy enterprise in San Diego County to stand up programs specifically for service members.