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Understanding Electrolytes

Learn the science behind electrolytes and how to ensure your horse is getting enough....

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The Many Mysteries of Headshaking Syndrome

Learn how to recognize the signs of this strange medical condition, and ways to alleviate your horse’s suffering....

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The Well-Stocked Equine Medicine Cabinet

Find out how to stock your equine medicine cabinet simply and sensibly. ...

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Hock Headaches: Bog Spavin & Bone Spavin

Bog spavin and bone spavin are two separate conditions that can affect a horse’s hocks. Find out how to tell them apart and what to do about them....

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What is Equine Recurrent Uveitis?

Lynne Sandmeyer, DVM, explains how to recognize and treat Equine Recurrent Uveitis (aka moon blindness), which is the leading cause of blindness in horses....

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Laser Technology: Surgical Options in Equine Cases

Discover the therapeutic uses of lasers, and how this technology is leading to incredible breakthroughs in equine medicine. ...

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The Respiratory Anguish of Heaves

Learn how to identify, treat and manage this respiratory disease, and gain hope for a healthy future for sufferers thanks to new research efforts. ...

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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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Common Equine Meds and their Risks

What do these common equine medications do and what are the risks?...

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Going Natural

Combining conventional veterinary care with alternative medicine can result in the best outcome for your horse....

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