Horse Illnesses & Injuries
Keep your horse happy, healthy and sound with expert medical advice about horse illnesses and injuries. Lifestyle
How to Apply Liniment
Help your horse recover from a strenuous workout by applying liniments, braces or cooling gels.
Equine Piroplasmosis on the Rise
Equine piroplasmosis, a tick-borne disease, is spreading in the United States. Treatment is lengthy, so prevention is key.
What to Know About Knees
Healthy joints are a must in sporthorses, and some are more complex than others. Here’s a look at common knee issues and tips for keeping them from becoming chronic.
Normal Aging or PPID?
Don’t be fooled by the symptoms of this serious hormonal disorder, more commonly known as Cushing’s disease.
Shivers in Sporthorses
Potential causes and effects of this ill-defined movement disorder.
The Value of Preventive Performance Exams for Your Sporthorse
How your horse can benefit from these routine soundness evaluations
What My Dressage Horse’s Spine Taught Me About Her Heart
DT's Lindsay Paulsen shares her journey of owning a horse who was recently diagnosed with kissing spine.
The Use of Shockwave and Laser Therapies for Performance Horses
How noninvasive therapies can be used to treat and prevent injuries in your equine partner
Understanding Equine Melanoma
These tumors typically present as firm, dome-shaped, black masses in the hairless areas of the body.
What Causes a Hoof Abscess?
Lisa Borzynski, DVM answers this reader question, explaining that hoof abscess occurs when bacteria and debris gain entry into the hoof.