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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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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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How Can I Tell if My Horse is Lame?

Learn how to perform a lameness exam from head to toe, using these visual and hands-on inspection tips from Melissa McKee, DVM. ...

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Heart and Soul: Surviving Pericarditis

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

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A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Learn how to increase your horse's odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear....

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Vesicular Stomatitis

Why should we worry about a disease that is rarely fatal and hasn't been seen in Canada for over six decades?...

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New Treatment for Navicular Possible

A new procedure is being tested at Tufts University's Cummings School of Medicine to ease a horse's pain and stimulate bone growth,...

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How to Collect Manure for a Fecal Egg Count

Learn the correct way to collect a manure sample....

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Grinding to a Halt

No matter what you call it, exertional rhabdomyolysis (a.k.a. tying up) can be an alarming condition....

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Does My Horse Have Colic?

As winter sets in, changes in feed and water-freezing temperatures can create the ideal conditions for colic....

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