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The Do's and Don'ts of Equine Snake Bites

When warm weather hits, there is always a chance that a snake may choose to come out to sunbathe. Unfortunately, this may be in your pasture or out on the Read More

Equine Lyme Disease 101

Lyme disease (borreliosis) is a bacterial infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi that is transmitted through the bite of infected ticks (especially the deer tick). Borrelia burgdorferi can infect numerous body systems (including Read More

How to help your horse deal with tick troubles

Ticks are becoming an increasingly significant parasite of horses across the United States.  In many areas of the country where they have not occurred before, they are now commonplace.  Some Read More

Equine Enteric Coronavirus (ECoV) and Equine Biosecurity

Equine Enteric Coronavirus (ECoV) Equine Veterinarians are seeing an increased incidence of Equine Enteric Coronavirus (ECov), here in the Piedmont triad, statewide and nationally.  As this disease becomes more prevalent in Read More

Is Your Horse Suffering from Colic? 3 Tips to Keep Them Comfortable While You Wait for the Vet

The moment you notice your horse shying away from his evening meal or trying to distance himself from the herd during meal time when he is usually the first at Read More

What to Expect from an Equine Lameness Exam

Stress, strain, or injury can take a toll on any horse, whether he is an equine athlete or he is spending his days as a pasture puff. When lameness occurs, Read More

What is Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) and How to Prevent It

What is EIA? Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), also known as swamp fever, is a potentially fatal disease caused by a virus that can infect all types of equines, including horses, mules, Read More

What is Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) and How Can I Prevent It?

With the first confirmed case of Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) in 2019 being diagnosed recently in our state, it is important to know what this disease is, how to protect against Read More

The 7 Keys to Basic Horse Care

Congratulations! You just rescued, bought, or adopted your first horse! This is a very exciting time, and you will be riding this excitement for a while! To set your new Read More

What is a Hoof Abscess and How is it Treated?

Almost every horse owner has experienced it. You go to visit your horse or to feed him and see that he is three legged lame. Did he break his leg? Read More

Signs Your Horse Would Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Wouldn’t it be great if we could feel 100% well, all of the time? Not surprisingly, our four-legged friends have the same sentiments about health. And even though they - like Read More

10 Plants and Chemicals Toxic to Horses

While most equestrians and horse owners know about the common plants toxic to horses, sometimes they are unaware that other toxic plants and chemicals are located on their horse property. Read More

Recognizing Common Equine Eye Conditions

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES   Promoting good eye health for your horse is important. In our experience at the Carolina Equine Hospital, we observe many conditions that can cause issues for your horse Read More

Recognizing the 9 Signs of Cushing’s Disease

You’ve heard it time and time again- “my horse has cushings”. This seems like something every horse develops when entering his golden years and while it may not happen to Read More

Horse Profile: Girl Crush Makes a Big Recovery

In our ongoing series to provide stories of different horse profiles, the care they've been given, and how they are thriving in their environment, we would like to introduce Girl Read More

Ten Signs Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam

Equine injuries such as wounds or soft tissue swellings are typically easy to recognize. Problems that aren't visible to the eye, however, can go unnoticed. Take dental issues, for example. Read More

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