Bog spavin and bone spavin are two separate conditions that can affect a horse’s hocks. Find out how to tell them apart and what to do about them.
Recurrent airway obstruction, RAO, is a chronic condition that waxes and wanes. Affected horses experience episodes of respiratory distress.
Julia Montgomery, DVM, offers guidance on managing horses with the hormonal disorder pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, widely known as Cushing’s disease.
As a medical or behavioural condition, though, headshaking refers to a horse that repeatedly shakes his head, even when there is no apparent reason.
Lynne Sandmeyer, DVM, explains how to recognize and treat Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU), which is the leading cause of blindness in horses.
A horse with stringhalt can look perfectly normal standing in a stall or pasture. But when it moves at a walk or slow trot, this is when things change.
Septic arthritis, a debilitating disease caused by a bacterial infection in a horse’s joint, requires immediate and aggressive treatment when diagnosed.
Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Fernando J. Marqués, DVM, explains what can cause a gastric ulcer and how to prevent them.
When the fracture involves the wings of the coffin bone, the outlook is quite good. Fractures affecting the coffin joint are more severe.
Three types of skin tumours affect horses: sarcoids, squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas. They are more than just “bumps” and should be taken seriously.