A recent study shows that head-tossing is not the same as head-shaking, which is related to hypersensitivity of the trigeminal nerve in the horse’s head.
While travelling to shows with your horse is an adventure, there are steps you should take to ensure he arrives in top shape, and prevent shipping fever.
Laminitis is a debilitating condition in horses involving inflammation of the laminae in the hoof, with numerous causes. Find out how to prevent it.
Some early veterinary treatments and procedures ranged from the bizarre to the horrific. Here are some of the quack cures inflicted on horses.
What you need to know about Equine Influenza and how to protect your horses from the highly contagious disease – from vaccinations to biosecurity measures.
While not a part of the horse’s anatomy most people give a lot of thought to, the equine tongue can influence digestion, behaviour, and performance.
Inflammatory Airway Disease robs racehorses of their breath, and, therefore, their stamina. A new study shows the condition is more prevalent we thought.
While sheath cleaning is an important aspect of care for male horses, it may not be required as frequently for some animals as it is for others.
Researchers have discovered that stem cells retrieved from dental pulp show incredible promise in equine regenerative and degenerative medicine.
Is there value in shelling out for a pre-purchase exam by an equine veterinarian? Find out the many things this precautionary measure can reveal.