Because some diseases can be transmitted to humans and people can carry diseases between animals, appropriate precautions should be taken when in contact with sick horses.
Top tips for hoof health are nutrition, a dry environment and balanced hoof care.
Due to the liver's immense reserve and regenerative capacity, horses can appear normal until greater than 80% of the liver is affected.
A follow-up study is being done to help to identify whether additional starch or sugar is the main driver for the insulin response and further define the likely NSC threshold range.
You must provide extra care for your horse during hot weather to reduce stress and maintain health and well-being.
This study aims to investigate the differences in the gut bacterial communities between healthy and horses with acute diarrhea.
During hot summer weather, horses and other equines face temperatures that can lead to heat stroke, heat exhaustion, and possible fatalities.
While dogs are vaccinated against rabies without question, the majority of horses – who are often at higher risk – are not vaccinated.
Strangles, the 'strep throat' of horses is caused by a Streptococcus bacterium and is highly contagious.
Research shows that horses can be infected by equine herpes viruses in water long after the animals shedding the virus are gone.