Articles - health

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10 Facts About Twitches

Some consider twitching cruel, but if used correctly the twitch is a humane form of restraint....


Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

How and when to use the Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation protocol....


Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Bacterial invasion threatens otherwise healthy foals...

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Spotlight On Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is an infection, not a disease like osteoarthritis, but both affect a horse's joints....


Herbal Immune Boosters & Natural Detoxifiers

A look at herbal treatments and natural detoxifiers for improved immune system health – what to expect, and what to be careful of....

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Name That Bulge

Did you know horses can get hernias too? Find out what to do if you notice a bulge on your horse's body, how to manage a hernia, and how to recognize signs of an emergency case....

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Tendons: Injuries & Healing

Deep snow, plus hard and slippery ground can lead to tendon injuries. Learn what you can do to reduce the risk....


Equine Chiropractic’s Coming of Age

Could your horse benefit from a visit to the equine chiropractor? Find out which issues this therapy can help....


10 Insect Repelling Plants

Super insect-repelling plants to have around the barn....


Using Lasers to Blast Bladder Stones

A look at a surgical alternative to eliminating bladder stones....

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