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Hoof Abscesses Sources: Vetpro nz One day your horse was perfectly sound, but the next it won’t put weight on one foot. There’s no apparent injury or sign of a problem in the leg or hoof other than the sudden, severe lameness. One possibility for this is a hoof […]

Hoof Abscesses in Horses

Identifying Types of Nasal Discharge in Horses (source The Naturally Healthy Horse) Over the past years, I have come across more and more cases of snotty noses in horses. Sometimes it involves just one nostril other times it is both. So, here is some more information about the types and causes […]

Nasal Discharge in Horses

Equine Skin Conditions Ref: and Vet Pro Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungus to allergens to who-knows-what. Below I will cover three common equine skin conditions. Part two will follow in a couple of months. Ringworm Ringworm is […]

Equine Skin Conditions (part 1)

Colic in Horses Colic is a general term for abdominal pain and while many cases are mild and inconsequential, others can be life-threatening. It’s important to take all cases seriously and seek veterinary advice at an early stage. Horses usually display the following symptoms when having abdominal discomfort: Anxiety or […]

Keep your Horse Colic Free

What is Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s is a condition often seen in older horses and caused by a benign tumor developing in the pituitary gland. As this tumor slowly grows, it disturbs the balance between the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, the thyroid, and the adrenal cortex. This results in the body […]

Cushing’s Disease in Horses

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Treats to your Horse We all enjoy a treat once in a while – a nice warm brownie fresh out of the oven, a cool slice of watermelon on a hot summer day – and our horses are no different. They will enjoy a treat from […]

Treats for your Horse