Articles - health

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The Baby Vets: Making Babies

Making babies, saving babies: reproduction specialists and a foal ICU are working hard to ensure the next generation have the best chances of survival....


Heart and Soul: Surviving Pericarditis

The emotional rollercoaster of finding and almost losing your equine soulmate....


Shipping Fever

Trailering your horse to a show or clinic? How to prevent and recognize this dangerous infection....


Care of the Older Horse

Older horses thrive when given a job to do - such as taking care of weanlings and yearlings....


Arrhythmias in Equine Athletes

Two recent studies from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that healthy, normal equine athletes - one study looked at show jumpers, the other at dressage horses - frequently experienced arrhythmias during exercise and recovery. ...


How Do I Manage Bleeding Wounds?

Melissa McKee, DVM, offers advice on managing bleeding wounds....


Equine Melanoma: The Scourge of the Grey Horse

Equine melanoma can range from benign growths to fatal tumours. Several emerging treatments may provide a new lease on life for those it targets....


The Big “C”

Sun damage in horses can range from a simple case of sunburn to deadly skin cancers....

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A Hitch in the Giddyup

Stringhalt is a neurological disorder that is still somewhat a mystery. Interest in this condition is on the rise due to the recent increase in the number of cases of equine protozoal myelitis (EPM). EPM can cause similar gait abnormalities that requ...


Equine Osteoarthritis

Learn about the realities of the disease and what the future may hold for those who suffer from it...

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