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Complications in Late-Term Pregnancy

Your mare was successfully bred, confirmed in foal, and made it through the often precarious early months of pregnancy without any problems. You heave a sigh of relief and relax, thinking your mare is home-free ... but is she?...

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The Gentle Touch

Learn how to give your horse a really great back rub, from registered equine massage therapist, Lindsay Day....

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Shock: When the Body Shuts Down

Shock is a life-threatening condition, which occurs when the circulatory begins to shut down in response to trauma or illness. Learn how to recognize and deal with it quickly....

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Does My Horse Have a Hernia?

Could that swelling on your horse’s belly be a hernia? Find out how to recognize and treat them....

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Bad Vibrations?

Is whole-body vibration therapy helpful or harmful to horses?...

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Swollen Legs: Causes & Cures

You open the stall door one morning and are greeting by a horse sporting a very swollen leg. What is causing it? As big and strong as horses are, their legs are quite sensitive and subject to a variety of

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Bandaging 101: A Wrap for all Reasons

Everything you need to know about bandaging for wound care and protection....

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Equine Diarrhea

Diarrhea can be a symptom of several different ailments, from mild to life-threatening. So it is important to discover the cause and initiate treatment quickly....

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What is Equine Recurrent Uveitis?

Lynne Sandmeyer, DVM, explains how to recognize and treat Equine Recurrent Uveitis (aka moon blindness), which is the leading cause of blindness in horses....

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Fracture Facts

Innovative treatments and techniques mean that, in most cases, fractured bones are no longer a death sentence for horses....

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