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4 Tips for Selecting Supplements

Learn how to choose a the right supplement for your horse's needs. ...

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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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What is Strangles?

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this highly contagious respiratory disease. ...

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What is Laminitis?

Learn about the signs, causes and treatments of this common hoof condition....

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Rural Equine Vet Shortage

What can be done to ensure veterinary services to far-flung horse owners?...

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Health Q&A: Tail rubbing

Q: My horse's tail is a frayed mess from rubbing - why is he doing that?...

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

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

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Navicular Syndrome: Using New Technology to Unlock the Secrets of this Complex Lameness

Improved diagnostic techniques offer veterinarians a clearer view of this complex, debilitating disease. As a result, they will be able to provide more accurate prognoses, and develop better treatment and management plans for horse owners. ...

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Oh, Poo!

Diarrhea happens...but when does it constitute an emergency situation?...

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When the Foot Bone Breaks

Don’t shoot the horse! Dealing with a foot fracture is usually a waiting game rather than the death sentence it used to be....

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