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Cooling Hot Horses

A hot, humid day. One rider, one horse. Both are exercising at a moderate level, but who is more likely to overheat? Your horse gets hotter much faster.

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The Mystery of Equine Dementia

Can older horses be affected by senility or dementia, similar to elderly humans? Surprisingly, there has been very little medical research in this area.

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Taking the Holistic Approach to Solving Skin Problems

Find out what you can do to promote healthy skin, and which natural remedies are good for treating common skin conditions.

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Outdoor vs Indoor Boarding

Both veterinarians and horse owners speak about how to create a healthy environment for horses, whether indoor or outdoor boarding.

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Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes

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Lumps, Bumps and Shocking Developments

Like people, horses can experience allergic reactions or side effects from a wide variety of substances or drug combinations, some quite serious.