A successful rehabilitation program is more than just healing a tendon or ligament - It's about learning how to reset a horse's central nervous system.
Recent research indicates a possible connection between bacteria in the horse's digestive tract and his overall health and resulting in laminitis.
Horses are threatened with mortality rates up to 90 percent from mosquito-transmitted diseases, which include Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis and West Nile virus.
Dr. Tom Schell is leading an equine laminitis research project that will study horses impacted by laminitis by focusing on three main points of care or management.
Grasses and grass hays should offer the foundation of your horse's diet, but their protein content is of poor quality.
Whether diagnosed with insulin dysregulation or not, older horses need a diet and management plan to minimize risks such as laminitis.
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.
Hemp seeds are high in the quality protein and fatty acids your horse needs to maintain and repair healthy tissues.
While dogs are vaccinated against rabies without question, the majority of horses – who are often at higher risk – are not vaccinated.