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How Do I Clean My Horse’s Sheath?

It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it. Melissa McKee, DVM, explains how to clean a sheath and why it's so important. ...

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Pasture Poisons

While there are hundreds of species of weeds that are toxic to horses, the following are the most widespread in Canada. ...

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“Got Ice?”

Ease your winter woes around the farm with tips for preventing slips and other mishaps....

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Equine Rehabilitation

Learn about the latest physiotherapy treatments designed to optimize performance and aid in rehabilitation....

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What is Strangles?

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this highly contagious respiratory disease. ...

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Oh, Poo!

Diarrhea happens...but when does it constitute an emergency situation?...

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Care of the Older Horse

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

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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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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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CRYPTORCHIDISM

The causes, implications and treatment of undescended testicles...

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