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The Well-Stocked Equine Medicine Cabinet

Find out how to stock your equine medicine cabinet simply and sensibly. ...

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Solutions for Kissing Spine

For some horses, overriding dorsal spinous processes are associated with pain and behaviour issues, while other affected horses exhibit no signs of discomfort. Horse Sport looks at this frustrating and surprisingly common disease, and some successful...

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Airway Diseases in Horses

Respiratory disease can be debilitating to the horse, and frustrating and expensive for the owner. Recognizing symptoms and initiating treatment early can ensure a quick return to peak form - and the show ring....

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8 Targeted Strengthening Exercises for Horses

Targeted exercises for the back, belly, front and hind ends....

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Understanding Sepsis

Sepsis is a systemic response to infection, which can dramatically reduce survival rates for sick or injured horses. ...

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Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

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

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What do Hoof Rings Indicate?

Find out what the rings on your horse's hooves mean....

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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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6 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Horse

Find out which gross and potentially fatal diseases you can get from your horse, and how to avoid them....

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A Radical Treatment for Acute Laminitis

Researchers are experimenting with a way to stop laminitis in its tracks, using a single screw to prevent coffin bone rotation....

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