Shock in horses is the same as it is in humans. It is the body's own survival mechanism when it feels death is imminent, the circulatory system shuts down.
All good athletes - even amateur ones - include a cool down as part of every exercise session to avoid injury, strain or sore muscles.
In this article Melissa McKee, DVM, describes seven common dental problems in horses and how to tell if your horse needs a check-up.
It is in our nature to use touch to soothe, relieve, reassure and communicate. It's perhaps no surprise that massage is one of the oldest therapies.
Learn how to recognize the symptoms and protect your horse, plus what researchers are doing to help identify and prevent diseases stemming from ticks.
Is your horse healthy? A veterinarian can determine a horse's health status, but there are indicators of health an owner can check before calling a vet.
A massage has many benefits. It warms up and relaxes stiff muscles, improves movement and balance, improves circulation, and more.
If something doesn't seem quite right about your horse, here are some suggestions on how to perform a basic lameness assessment.
Colic is the number-one medical cause of death in horses and it is almost entirely preventable through management practices and keen observation.
In this article researchers at the University of Montreal study the effect of heaves on smooth muscle surrounding horses’ airways.