Muscular disorders are common in athletic horses and can be frustrating and even fatal under some circumstances.
New research by Charles Sturt University academic Dr Petra Buckley suggests that obese horses and ponies are more likely to misbehave than their healthier and slimmer counterparts.
Researchers have found a drug that prevents laminitis in ponies.
Infectious disease outbreaks have a lasting effect on local economy and result in millions lost in revenue due to horse loss, quarantine, and cancelled events.
It didn't take long for an assumption to arise that obesity is a laminitis risk factor and causes elevated insulin.
The 'Journey' is popular with horse lovers of all ages and allows participants the chance to see and feel the different parts of a horse's digestive system.
Morris Animal Foundation awarded grants based on studies with the greatest potential to enhance horse health.
Horses are individuals and may need additional nutrients and care, but covering the basics will optimize your horse's foundation for a lifetime of vibrant health.
When a horse sneezes or coughs no elbow or hankie will be raised to contain the potential biohazard from reaching other horses.
Fall weather means changing conditions in pastures and horse owners are urged to make sure their pastures are clear of excess leaves and toxic plants that may endanger horse health.