Articles - health

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Horse Tongues 101

About the tongue and its influence on health, behaviour and performance....


Dressage Conformation

Have you ever noticed how rare it is to find a dressage horse that excels equally in the collected gaits and the extended gaits? Most are better at one than the other....


10 Common Skin Conditions

Equine skin irritations can be caused by allergies, exposure, external parasites and even management practices. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent 10 common conditions....

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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....


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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Has Drug Testing Gone Too Far?

In the race to try to stop those from gaining an edge with performance enhancing drugs, have the testing protocols become too precise and are the results being interpreted fairly in Canada?...


What is Choke in Horses and How Can I Prevent It?

Esophageal obstructions in horses can be life-threatening....


Understanding Rain Rot

How to treat and, even better, prevent rain rot....

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Winter Care for “Delicate” Horses

Winter can be tough on senior horses and other hard keepers. Get tips on how to get them through comfortably....


Why Vaccinate?

Find out what vaccinations are necessary and which ones are optional for your circumstances....

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