Horse Illnesses & Injuries

Your horse’s health and comfort are your priority. Arm yourself with knowledge to keep your horse happy, healthy and sound. 

Credit: Illustration based on image from Illustrated Atlas of Clinical Equine Anatomy and Common Disorders of the Horse

Uveitis Explained

Understand the causes and treatment options for this eye condition.

Credit: Paula da Silva- It is important to know which plants your horse might be exposed to. So become familiar with plants found in your area as well as places where you might travel.

Plant Precautions for the Dressage Horse

Can you recognize the poisonous plants in your area?


How to Prevent Colic in Your Dressage Horse

Elizabeth Carr, DVM, PhD, Dip. ACVIM and ACVECC offers tips on how to decrease the risks of colic

Credit: Dusty Perin/ Based on results of allergy tests, allergy shots can be administered to overwhelm the immune system and minimize the body’s response.

Investigating Seasonal Equine Allergies

A look at some of the sources and characteristics of these potentially serious reactions