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How to Treat Different Types of Wounds

Horses are susceptible to wounds of all kinds. Some wounds are trickier than others to treat, so a one-size-fits-all approach is not ideal.

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Feeding After Colic

How to feed your horse in order to provide the nutrients he needs for healing after colic, and decrease the risk of it happening again.

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Link Between Blood Sucrose and Ulcers

Researchers recently conducted a study to determine the accuracy of using a blood sucrose permeability test to diagnose equine gastric ulcer syndrome.

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Haylage for Horses?

Haylage is a dust-free alternative to feeding dry hay, but many horse owners are reluctant to feed it. Find out which horses can benefit from eating it.

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Update on Concussion Research

New research on the link between traumatic brain injury, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, concussion recovery times and return to play protocols.

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Everything Warmblood horse breeders need to know about a newly-discovered, fatal, genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

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Vets Saving Third World Equines

Meet three selfless veterinarians who donate time, supplies and skills in developing countries where horses and donkeys face a very harsh existence.

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Exercises for Tiny Riders and Big Strong Horses

Horses, like riders, come in all shapes and sizes. These exercises focus on strengthening the smaller riders who are matched with big mounts.

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Dewormer Warning

Veterinarian Ali Miletic warns horse owners to use caution when deworming horses because certain products can be poisonous to other pets.

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Equine Welfare Guidelines

To improve welfare standards for horses around the world, researchers are working to develop a set of guidelines for how they are managed and handled.