A horse that is alone out in the pasture can still get rabies, can still get tetanus, can still get West Nile, and can still get Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis.
Rhodiola rosea calms the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal cascade stimulated during times of tension and may be helpful for horses suffering from equine Cushing's disease.
When traveling to events, make sure your horse is current on vaccinations and take your own tack to protect your horse from exposure to infectious diseases.
Training and racing at top speed within a short amount of time and space is a health risk for horses.
Staci McGill intends to gather information on how environmental exposures and arena design impact heat transfer, air quality and the health of horses and riders.
Laminitis and obesity are often the first clues in identifying both Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction and Equine Metabolic Syndrome.
All body systems of the horse, including cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, neuromuscular, and skeletal systems depend on exercise to remain sound.
Equine Herpes Virus-1 can cause respiratory disease, abortion and neurological disease and is the most economically important herpes virus to infect horses.
"Some of our senior horses cost more to maintain than their younger peers."
Colic problems arise when spring grasses are 3 to 4 inches tall before the horse is turned out and he consumes too much, causing a digestive upset.