At some point, most horse owners are bound to encounter laminitis, a common lameness issue that affects horses of all ages. The source of severe pain and pressure is inflammation around the coffin bone in the horse’s hoof. The location of the swelling is within the laminae, the layer of tissue that connects the coffin […]
An injury in the paddock leaves a promising young mare’s future in question, and demands intensive aftercare from her dedicated owner.
Students at the University of Calgary are getting the chance to practice their skills, while providing services to Tsuut’ina and Siksika Nations horses.
Your horse is rubbing his tail on whatever he can find. He’s doing it so much, the hair that is left is broken, splayed out and, frankly, ugly.
Learn how to separate the facts from fiction when it comes to colic in horses, and how to give your horse the best chance of survival.
While most horses are capable of withstanding cold temperatures at rest, when you add exercise, their tolerance may not be as high as you’d expect.
Just because you heard it, doesn’t mean it’s true. We bust seven of the most popular myths about caring for horses in the cold weather.
Biotic 8 contains probiotics for digestion, to encourage proliferation of beneficial microorganisms in the hindgut and prevent growth of harmful bacteria.
Riding in forests and long grass leaves you and your horse vulnerable to ticks. Find out how to deal with them, and reduce the risk of Lyme disease.
Mosquitos can carry West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis, which can cause major health concerns horses.