Liz Brown

Articles by Liz Brown - 28 results

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Equine Ownership

Equine Life Numbers

A universal traceability system for horses in Canada is necessary - and inevitable

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Health

Pre-Purchase Exams: A Snapshot in Time

While there is no defined system that each veterinarian follows to perform pre-purchase exams, there are generally accepted rules of practice.

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Health

C. difficile: A Fickle Foe

C. difficile infection is sometimes a tricky illness to treat because it is treated with antibiotics, which can further upset the gut flora.

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Miscellaneous

From the Stable to the Table

Reporter Liz Brown takes us inside the Canadian horse meat industry, posing difficult questions and exposing hard truths.

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Miscellaneous

Horse Havens: Granting Second Chances

An inside look into how rescues operate and the adoption options for unwanted horses.

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Health

Equine Genomics: A Treasure Hunt for Answers

Spurred by the human genome project – the plan to map the entire human genome – these scientists hoped to do the same thing for the horse.

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Training

Pain and Gain: AQHA Welfare Concerns

A lawsuit against the American Quarter Horse Association has sparked debate over training methods and judging decisions in the western pleas

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Tack & Equipment

Fit to Ride

In 7 simple steps this article explains how and why riders should check their saddle regularly for their horse’s comfort and performance.

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Equine Ownership

Selling Horses in a Changing Market

Selling horses can involve a certain degree of both timing and luck, sellers can increase their chances of a sale by following some basic strategies.

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Health

10 Common Skin Conditions

A handy guide that covers some of the most common skin problems in horses, complete with symptoms, treatments and prevention tips.