A complex microscopic world thrives inside the gastrointestinal tracts of healthy horses. Pinpointing surefire ways to optimize and stabilize these microscopic organisms will benefit horses immensely, especially in times of stress or illness.
Classic signs of Cushing's disease include a poor coat, recurrent laminitis, lethargy, abnormal fat deposits, and increased thirst and urination. Moreover, the effects of Cushing’s may extend to the eyes.
A group of researchers suggest that dopamine plays an important role in how horses behave (or misbehave!).
According to researchers, polyacrylamide hydrogel—a nontoxic, nondegradable synthetic—supports cellular growth and augments tissues via water exchange and has potential to help manage crippling pain caused by osteoarthritis.
Fire—or more accurately, electricity—was the exact approach a group of researchers took in a recently published study on the topic of sarcoid treatent in horses.
A recent study found that wild herds contribute to the decline of native flora and fauna populations, and are thought to spread disease.
Arabians participating in endurance competitions may suffer exertional rhabdomyolysis—commonly referred to as tying-up—more frequently than originally suspected.
According to researchers, using a non-FDA-approved joint product off-label not only appears to have no benefit but may also actually be harmful.
Several species of plants, shrubs, trees, and weeds pose health risks to horses if ingested. Oleander, a perennial decorative shrub, serves as one such example.
Can alfalfa and soy-based ingredients cause dermatitis and cellulitis?
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