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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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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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Shipping Fever

Trailering your horse to a show or clinic? How to prevent and recognize this dangerous infection....

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Managing Foot Abscesses and Bandaging the Hoof

Dealing with a hoof abscess or injury? Learn how to poultice and bandage it like a pro....

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Name that Bump

Being the active - yet fragile - animals they are, horses are subject to a variety of lumps and bumps. Most of them are not serious, but proper treatment depends on correctly identifying the problem....

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Health Q&A: Rabies

What are the signs of rabies in horses? ...

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Modern Treatments for Equine Arthritis

Ways to prolong your horse's comfort and soundness. ...

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The Musculoskeletal System

Development, adaptation, and conditioning...

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Saving the Septic Foal

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

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Cushioning the Blow

When to create comfort with hoof pads and packing materials....

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