Health and Disease

Maintaining the healthy horse, as well as signs of disease and preliminary treatment. A good resource for prevention as well as understanding the basics.

Basic Equine First Aid star
First aid for emergencies and beyond

Bot Flies Drive My Horse Crazy star
Bot flies do they drive your horse crazy? Did you know there are three different species of bot flies?

Colic In Horses star
Colic is something that can happen to any horse during any time of the year. Do you know what the symptoms are and what to do?

Cushing's Syndrome in Horses star
Equine Cushing's disease is treatable.

Does Your Horse Rub Their Tail? star
Did you know that tail rubbing can become a habit. If your horse is rubbing their tail make sure you check these area for problems.

Equine Sarcoids star
Equine sarcoid's did you know that they can lower the value of your horse? If your not sure what they are be sure to read this article as they can be difficult to deal with.

Healthy Weight Gain For Horses star
Healthy weight gain does not mean feeding lots of grain. If you are having a hard time putting weight on your horse here are some things that will help.

Herbal remedies for horses star
Herbal remedies can be very beneficial but sorting through the myriad of choices can be confusing.

How to wrap a horse's leg star
Wrapping a leg takes some practice.

Importance Of Salt For Horses star
Horses need salt all year long. Loose salt is the best, but you will need to read the article to find out why.

Large Animal Rescue Team star
Your horse is down in her stall and cannot stand - now what?

Probiotic or Prebiotic For Your Horse? star
Do you know the difference between a probiotic and a prebiotic? Which one does your horse need or do they need both?

Problem With Clover In Hay Or Pastures star
Did you know that some clovers will cause your horse to slobber and it could possibly cause poisoning?

Sheath Cleaning star
Have you ever cleaned your horse's sheath or checked for a bean? Cleaning their sheath is important to their health.

What Are Enteroliths? star
Could your horse have enteroliths? Possible causes are ingestion of foreign objects or they could be from.......

What Is Colitis? star
Do you know what the signs are of colitis? Make sure you know your horse's normal vital signs before anything major happens.

What Is Pigeon Fever star
Did you know that Pigeon Fever is also known as Dryland or Equine Distemper? Do you know what to do if your horse gets Pigeon Fever?

Wound management in horses star
Little scrapes and nicks are part of life with horses - a little time and careful ministration can help heal many superficial wounds.

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