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Administering Oral Medications

Learn how to make administering oral medication, such as dewormers, stress-free....

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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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Equine Genomics: A Treasure Hunt for Answers

Researchers are working hard at finding solutions for genetic disorders and inherited diseases. Get a glimpse into their vast and mysterious genetic treasure map. ...

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How do I Winterize My Horse?

Just because your horse might be enjoying a little 'down-time' in the winter months does not mean that you should be any less diligent regarding his care and management. Advance planning and a few simple precautions will ensure he stays healthy throu...

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Equine Sleep Disorders

Horses can doze standing up, but must be lying down to experience important REM (rapid eye movement) sleep - even if it's just for a few minutes at a time during the day. ...

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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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Conditioning Strategies for All Horses

How to assess fitness and develop a conditioning plan to suit your horse and your goals....

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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?...

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Anhidrosis in Horses

The condition known as anhidrosis ‒ the complete absence of sweating ‒ can pose serious problems for your horse during hot weather, including potentially fatal heat stroke....

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How to Recognize & Manage Pain

Learn how to identify when and why your horse is in pain, and how to offer effective relief. Plus, tips on preventing injury. ...

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