In addition to burns, abrasions, and lacerations, tumors such as sarcoids can negatively impact the health of the skin. Researchers continue to explore new ways to best treat sarcoids.
How best to assess fitness remains questionable, even among the most experienced trainers. According to a recent study, multiple factors must be considered to determine fitness accurately.
Horses have minds of their own, frequently expressing strong opinions and, in some cases, developing undesirable habits, like weaving or cribbing. According to a recent study, these behaviors result from cognitive abnormalities that, with more research, could finally be treatable.
Few horses are immune to the occasional itch, but some horses are prone to severe itching and subsequent scratching. Therefore, avoidance techniques and environmental management are important.
Appropriate training to ensure a horse’s fitness requires much time and energy. But what do you do if your horse needs a break during training or competition?
Researchers investigate whether inflammation in the airway of horses suffering from recurrent airway obstruction could alter the way budesonide, a corticosteroid, is absorbed.
When speaking of horses in poor condition, the term “poverty line” is often used. A poverty line describes an indentation that runs between two large muscles of the haunches, the semitendinosus and biceps femoris.
A group of researchers set out to determine if exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage is associated with race-day performance.
Though they generally seek out nutritious, palatable plants, horses are inquisitive and will sample an array of vegetation if available, some of which is less than wholesome and maybe toxic.
Allergy treatments for horses vary depending on the underlying cause, severity, and owner preference. The most popular option is to avoid the trigger, but a group of researchers recently tested a more novel treatment to reduce allergic sensitivity.
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