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Ringbone: the road to lameness

A better understanding of ringbone in horses will help you take effective steps toward prevention and recovery. Ringbone can be painful, debilitating, and degenerative....

Prolonging the career of a working horse

A horse who spends a lot of time working is more susceptible to joint issues and injuries. Keep these factors in mind to help...

Top 12 equine emergencies

We asked specialists from Colorado State University Equine Field Service to shed light on the top emergencies they come across in equine ambulatory medicine....

Can horses get concussions?

Horses can experience trauma to the head — but can they get concussions? Take a look. Yes, horses can get concussions from head trauma. Knowing...

Understanding myofascial release for horses

Myofascial release is gaining traction as an integral part of equine healthcare. Learn about fascia and its role in protecting the inner structures of...

14 first aid kit essentials for your equine

Horses are notorious for throwing us curve balls. Having a well-stocked first aid kit on hand can make all the difference in an emergency....

Equine massage for TMJ problems

An aligned and flexible temporomandibular joint is vital for your horse’s overall health, impacting his digestion, neck, back, balance and more. Massage can be...

Lameness in your equine partner

When it comes to lameness in your horse, you need to know what to watch out for. Here are some tips for developing your...

Checking your horse’s digital pulses

A bounding pulse in your horse’s digital artery can be a warning sign of pain or inflammation in the hoof. Learn how to find...

Acupressure to the rescue!

Acupressure can be a lifesaver for your horse in emergency situations such as colic, shock and/or injury. Any horse on earth can get hurt,...