Equine metabolic syndrome refers to a set of factors, including obesity, insulin resistance, and a tendency toward laminitis. Horse owners that recognize these signs early may stave off the effects of the disease.
Are you planning on helping your horse age gracefully? Then you need to know about some important changes that a horse’s musculoskeletal system undergoes during its golden years.
While you may think that there is only one “type” of small strongyles, or cyathostomins, a recent study* indicated that there are actually 50 different species capable of infecting horses. Three major classes of dewormers for horses currently exist, and cyathostomins affecting horses have already developed resistance to two of the three.
How can I nutritionally support my horse that is being treated for Lyme disease?
Supplementing allergic horses with omega-3 fatty acids that contain DHA and EPA, can provide relief from various allergens.
New evidence shows that travel can have an impact on the equine microbiome, the microbial population of the hindgut critical for proper digestion, immune function, and nutrient and energy production.
Not all ticks are capable of transmitting Lyme disease to you or your horses. But why wait and see if those tick-ing time bombs are the “right” kind? Consider these four methods of protecting your horse against tick-borne diseases.
Is there such a thing as too much vitamin E for a horse with a history of EPM?
The infestation of a horse with lice, called pediculosis, need not cause panic or alarm. However, treating affected horses and avoiding future infestations can be frustrating. Here are five fast facts about lice and how to handle an infestation.
Abnormalities within the oral cavity, such as dental malocclusions characterized by misaligned teeth, may cause abnormal forces to be placed on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), triggering inflammation and degeneration.
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