Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College are working to improve joint medications through the use of sustained release formulations.
Get advice on a selection of common equine ailments, including colic, fecal egg count testing, hoof puncture wounds, lice, mud fever, thrush and cataracts.
Equi-Health Canada provides a comprehensive first aid kit list that includes everything you could ever need for any kind of barn emergency.
A proactive group of professionals from all sectors of the horse industry have come together to establish a national equine disease surveillance network.
A hygroma is an accumulation of fluid which follows trauma such as a kick or an impact from falling, and don't usually cause lameness in horses.
Choke in horses refers to an esophageal obstruction. While this condition is considered an emergency, it’s not immediately life-threatening.
An inflammation of the large colon, colitis in horses can be life-threatening. One of the earliest signs is diarrhea, combined with a fever.
It was a tragedy that led Brenda Bastian to purchase her Trakehner broodmare, Helga. And another tragedy nearly ended the mare’s life.
Note: Absolutely no therapy should be undertaken without prior veterinary advice. Nor should a therapy ever replace traditional veterinary care.
A horse will likely need medication at some point – to battle illness, for first aid, or for sedation for uncomfortable procedures such as teeth floating.