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Goat FAQ

Everyone was raised on the belief that you can feed a goat anything and they will continue to thrive. Car tire? Yes! An old tennis shoe? SURE! This is obviously Read More

6 New Year's Resolutions You Should Make For Your Horse

With the end of each year comes a new wave of promise for the next. New Year’s resolutions are a way to have a new start without changing everything about Read More

Sending your Senior Horse Out Into Winter, Confidently

Cold weather affects older horses more than it does their younger companions. However with knowledge and some planning, your senior can stay comfortable and healthy even when the temperature starts Read More

Fall Barn Safety Checklist

The time it makes most sense to tidy up and get everything in order is between seasons. You are already getting rid of stuff you don’t need and you are Read More

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

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