The equine mouth is a dark cavern of mystery. Luckily, there are some outward signs and symptoms that can help you spot when dental work is needed.
While many horse owners opt to have a veterinarian administer injections during an annual checkup, you can do it yourself, if you prefer.
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.
What you need to know about Equine Influenza and how to protect your horses from the highly contagious disease – from vaccinations to biosecurity measures.
Some early veterinary treatments and procedures ranged from the bizarre to the horrific. Here are some of the quack cures inflicted on horses.
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.
Even though cases are rare, horses can suffer from liver disease. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment, plus tips for prevention.
Learn about the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) protocol used in human therapy, and find out if is applicable for hoses.
Soft tissue injuries affecting tendons and ligaments can be career and even life-ending for horses. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent them.