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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....

Study confirms exercise benefits for dieting horses

We know that exercise is important, but this new study confirms exactly how it can benefit dieting horses. Is your horse overweight? A new study...

Managing hidden sugars in your horse’s diet

Pasture grazing is often considered one of the most natural sources of nutrition for a horse. While this is largely true, both lush pastures...

Laminitis — case study

If dealing with laminitis and founder in your horse is starting to feel hopeless, MdF’s successful rehabilitation may give you some inspiration and new...

Managing your horse’s laminitis or founder

When an equine athlete experiences an episode of laminitis or founder, it can be a very painful experience. Fortunately, there's new technology that can...

Pasture Planning – Beyond Grasses

With careful planning and management, incorporating trees in and around pasture areas can provide numerous aesthetic, environmental, and even equine health benefits. Shade Trees Shade is...

All About Salt

Understanding and meeting your horse’s electrolyte needs. You know your horse needs salt. But what kinds of salts, and how much does he really need...

Hoof Bruises

Hoof bruises can look alarming, but may not be a reason to worry. The equine hoof is a marvelous piece of anatomy. It is made to...

Herbs for Digestive Health

How herbs can ease these 4 common digestive health challenges. A healthy digestive system is a big part of your horse’s overall well being. Good equine digestion...

Trimming The Special Needs Horse

Horses that are young, nervous, or sore need special consideration. Here’s how to help make them more comfortable when trimming. I trim a lot of...