Since spring has officially sprung, many people are wondering about pasture changes and how that can affect feeding your horse. In this classic Ask the Vet video, Dr. Lydia Gray addresses spring feeding needs. (more…)
SmartPak is always working to keep fans informed and horses healthy. This month’s Ask the Vet addresses how to help a young horse that is exhausted after working, whether or not you can (or should) feed honey to horses, Free Fecal Water Syndrome, and more!
SmartPak is always working to do its part to keep fans informed and their horses well. Today, we have SmartPak’s May edition of Ask the Vet… just a day late. Better late than never, right? (more…)
Pregnancy, carrots and alfalfa, oh my! This month’s Ask the Vet covers more topics that will keep you in the know and benefit your horses. (more…)
Amid the stress of COVID-19, many horse owners have questions about how the virus affects them and their horses. Fortunately, SmartPak is here to help address those concerns. (more…)
You asked and SmartPak answered answered! That’s right. Ask the Vet is back for March, demonstrating SmartPak’s dedication to keeping its fans informed and their horses healthy. (more…)
It’s back! That’s right, another Ask the Vet episode. Find out the answers to your questions on blanketing, sanitizing your stall at show grounds, horse sleep habits, keeping your horse healthy, composting manure and so much more! (more…)
SmartPak answers five new questions on topics like steaming vs soaking hay, the benefits of alfalfa cubes vs alfalfa pellets, flax seeds and chia seeds for horses, sidebone in horses, whether or not Coastal Bermuda hay causes colic and so much more!
SmartPak answers five new questions on topics like when foals first go into heat, night vs day time turnout, how to avoid rubs from grazing muzzles, diatomaceous earth as a dewormer, when to wean a foal and so much more!
SmartPak answers five new questions on topics like the work-to-rest ratio for horses, introducing a horse to a protective herd, helping a horse adjust to a new barn, how to disinfect the items in your barn and how often to do so, long-term use of Equioxx and so much more!
In this month’s episode, SmartPak addresses issues like whether or not to give mineral oil to prevent colic, the amount of salt a horse should get every day, slobbers, pre-purchase exams, blister beetle toxicity and so much more!
In this month’s episode, SmartPak addresses issues such as what plants are toxic to horses, the different types of colic, riding a horse with arthritis, how to help a horse with sore back muscles, kinesiotaping horses, and so much more.
How much protein in a horse’s diet is too much? What is the best way to control flies? What are the best ways to trailer your horse? How do you prevent cribbing? What about stocking up? These questions and more are answered in this month’s Ask the Vet.
Do you know if you’re working your horse too hard in the heat? How’s your eye for conformation? These questions and more are answered in this month’s Ask the Vet by SmartPak. (more…)
Dr. Lydia and SmartPakker Sarah are back to answer your horse health questions! Today, they’re tackling equine Lyme disease, fly sheets and more.
This week’s topics: how to prevent thrush in the spring, anemia in horses, what to have in your equine first aid kit, treatment for a horse with ulcers, and how to keep weight off an easy keeper.
If your horse gets randomly selected to be drug tested at a show, what happens next? Dr. Jen Johnson demystifies the process. (more…)