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Cataracts

Cataracts aren't just a problem in older horses; they can be present at birth or develop over time. Find out what the management and treatment options are....

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EIPH: Stop the Bleeding

The anti-bleeding medication furosemide is used to treat bleeders in most racing jurisdictions in North America but what happens if the drug is, one day, limited or banned? ...

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Treat your horse to a Simple Massage

Massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy, used and enjoyed by humans for thousands of years. Over the past few decades, massage therapy for horses has also become increasingly popular....

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Learn about the fatal genetic disorder Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome....

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Does My horse have Equine Metabolic Syndrome?

Learn how to recognize this metabolic disorder and minimize the damage it can cause....

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What do Hoof Rings Indicate?

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

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Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

Peril in the pasture...

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Swollen Legs: Causes & Cures

You open the stall door one morning and are greeting by a horse sporting a very swollen leg. What is causing it? As big and strong as horses are, their legs are quite sensitive and subject to a variety of......

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Saving the Septic Foal

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition which puts newborns at risk....

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The Lowdown on Laminitis

While research into this devastating disease is ongoing, many aspects remain a mystery to experts and horse owners alike. Get advice on how to cope with a horse who suffers from it. ...

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