March was National Poison Prevention Awareness Month — make sure you know how to protect your horses from poisonous plants and recognize signs of toxicity. (more…)
Cheevas On The Rocks was diagnosed with intermittent dorsal displacement of the soft palate, aka DDSP. Fortunately her owner’s determination to keep her healthy has paid off.
“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” This may be true, but there are things you can do to encourage your horse to drink. Read what veterinarian Joyce Harman has to say on the topic. (more…)
Does obesity cause insulin problems in horses? Dr. Eleanor Kellon, VMD, addresses just this and the answer may surprise you. (more…)
Kissing spines is a condition that affects an estimated 40% of horses, and diagnosing it can be difficult. At one time, the diagnosis was considered career ending, but great strides have been made in digital imaging and surgical and medical treatments. Take a dive into the science! (more…)