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.
Colonic Ulcers in the Dressage Horse
Recent research developments are shifting some of the focus from gastric ulceration to hindgut ulceration
What Your Horse’s Tail Says About His Health
Your horse’s tail can be a barometer for many different issues going on in the body.
What to Do When Your Horse Colics
Know what to expect and how to react when your horse shows the clinical signs of colic.
Joint Injections for the Performance Horse
Understand how to maintain the integrity of a horse’s joints long term.
What You Need to Know About Cold Therapy for Horses
For acute injury to soft tissues, including fascia, muscle, tendon and/or ligament tissue, ice is often the first and best treatment.
Should You Be Concerned About Equine Windpuffs?
Any horse in a consistent training program is a possible candidate to develop windpuffs, and most older horses who have had a long career in competitive sport have them.
How to Identify Colic in Horses
What to do and what not to do until your veterinarian arrives
10 Ways to Stay Safe and Healthy at Horse Shows
Learn what measures you can take to reduce the risk of invisible disease dangers.
Problems in the Equine Hindgut
Could your horse be suffering from colonic ulcers?