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Taking The Frustration Out Of Summer Skin Issues

Skin problems in horses are some of the most frustrating disorders to manage for both owner and veterinarian. Skin problems can disfigure a horse and even can cause unsoundness. In Read More

What To Do If Your Horse Steps On A Nail

The Problem Your horse limps into the barn from turnout and you closely examine his lame leg. When you find the head of a nail protruding from the frog, you carefully Read More

Heat Stroke & Horses

The body maintains its normal temperature in hot weather by moving heat through the muscles and out through the skin. Blood also removes heat as it circulates through the body Read More

Horses and Sunburn

Did you know that horses like humans can get sunburn too?  They can be at risk for the skin damage and discomfort that accompany a sunburn, especially on the non-pigmented, Read More

Equine Skin Conditions

Skin conditions in horses are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungus to allergens to who-knows-what else. Listed below are just a few of Read More

Goat Health

What You Need to Know and How an Equine Hospital Can Help Recently, many people have begun keeping goats around their homes. Goats can make for interesting companions, and can also Read More

Equine Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through the bite of an infected tick, most commonly deer ticks.  This can infect many parts of the body including skin, Read More

EHV-1 Confirmed in North Carolina Horse

An attending veterinarian in North Carolina has reported a Wilkes County horse with a positive test for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Another horse is suspected positive. The positive horse, which was not Read More

Hay 101

While we are all enjoying spring days and lush green pasture, the transition from winter hay to spring grass should be planned carefully to mitigate any health risks to your Read More

Common Signs of Foal Rejection

Foal rejection can be very heart breaking, especially after spending 11 months of working closely with your veterinarian and providing proper care and nutrition to the mare. Most often foal Read More

Horse versus Donkey Metabolism

When it comes to horses and donkeys there are considerable differences in hormones, metabolism, and even how they process drugs.  By understanding these differences, it can help veterinarians diagnose and Read More

The Enemy Within: Unmasking Equine Intestinal Parasites

It’s the beginning of the spring season. Days are getting warmer, pastures are getting greener, and maybe you’re getting ready to welcome a foal or two. Then one day, all Read More

Caring For The Senior Horse

Advances in nutrition, management and health care are helping, horses are living longer, more useful lives. It’s not uncommon to find horses and ponies living well into their 20s and Read More

10 Signs Your Horse Needs Their Teeth Floated

As we near the end of National Pet Dental Health Month remember…. Equine dentistry is not just about “floating” teeth. Dentistry is a veterinary discipline that, besides treating the mouth and Read More

De-bunking Gastric Ulcers

The equine stomach: 2 portions: squamous (upper) and glandular (lower), separated by the margo plicatus. The glandular portion secretes acid and enzymes to break down food, and therefore has a protective Read More

Regenerative Medicine for Horses

Regenerative Medicine for Horses   You may have heard the term “regenerative medicine” around the barn or on the internet and been puzzled as to what it means in the horse world. Read More

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