High insulin exposure causes increase in receptors for endothelin-1 within the horse's hoof, increased resistance to blood flow, tissue edema, and changes in the laminae.
Veterinarian covers key health risks our canine barn companions are up against.
Horse-to-horse contact is the most common route of transmission of EHV-1, but it can also be transmitted by infectious materials, such as nasal secretions, or on objects such as buckets.
Like clean air and clean water, clean hay is critical to horse health and performance.
While epizootic lymphangitis has not been recorded in the US, its importance as a transboundary/foreign animal disease needs to be emphasized since it's similar to several domestic diseases.
West Nile Virus may cause a wide range of clinical illness ranging from mild flu-like signs to encephalitis that may be fatal to both humans and horses.
It's time to simplify deworming by giving your horse the expert-recommended parasite control he needs.
As temperatures rise and rainfall and wet conditions develop, horses that are pastured where the ground is often wet may develop the condition Dermatophilosis known by several descriptive names.
The International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation, International Collating Centre, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported serious horse disease cases and outbreaks in late 2020.
Heave Line - The heave line develops along the lower edge of the rib cage as the horse has to work harder to breathe, due to inflammation and airway obstruction.