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Understanding hoof physiology

You can learn a lot about your horse's health and background just by looking at his hoof physiology. Can you really learn about your horse's...

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...

Heat and Cold Therapy

Heat and cold therapy are the“go-tos” for soft tissue injuries. Find out which you should use, and when. There’s nothing new about heat and cold therapy....

The benefits of Arnica

Arnica is a common, readily available treatment that few people realize is homeopathically prepared. Arnica is easy to find in ointment form for application to...

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...

Spotting A Laminitic Attack

Recognizing the signs that your horse is in the early stages of a laminitic attack can mean all the difference to his future health...

SIJC Injury or Hunter’s Bump

A complementary approach to hunter’s bump or SIJC injuries. Hunter’s bump is a commonly heard term in the barn. It refers to the subluxation of one...

Relieving The Sweet Itch

Sweet itch can affect any horse and there’s currently no cure. What can you do to give your equine friend some relief? Yesterday afternoon I was...

West Nile 101

Most veterinarians recommend horses get a West Nile vaccine every year. But how much do you actually know about the disease, the risk level...

Research Review: Horses Offered Purina® Hydration Hay™ Blocks Demonstrated Improved Markers...

The stress of transportation, especially during hot, humid weather conditions, can negatively impact horses’ health. Decreased water intake, heat stress, increased respiratory complications and other...