The discomfort and health threats from ticks, lice, mites, and biting flies continue to affect horses in cold weather.
Several therapeutic options are currently available to clinicians for the treatment of biofilm-associated equine bacterial endometritis in mares.
International Collating Centre, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources have reported the equine disease outbreaks that occurred during 3rd quarter of 2018.
Horses are inherently well equipped to handle practically anything that winter can dish out as long as they have a way to get out of the wind.
A number of horse health conditions made worse by the winter environment may dictate the need for supplementation not required in summer months
Middle age for humans begins about 45 while middle age for your horse begins at around 15 with a life expectancy of about 30 years.
While some horse's bodies may slow down hoof growth in colder months, hoof care is still required to maintain a healthy hoof and prevent thrush and seedy toe.
Because equine flu is caused by a virus, there is little that can be done to cure it, other than treat the symptoms and increase the comfort level of the horse.
For the majority of horses, cold weather does not mean coming in from the cold, but rather being assisted to withstand the cold.
When horses become wet as the result of winter storms, they experience not only an increased energy demand, but the potential for hypothermia.