Ask TheHorse Live
Get your horse health-care, management, and industry questions answered here! Ask the TheHorse Live is a free audio event available exclusively from The Horse. Each month, Ask TheHorse Live focuses on a specific equine health care and industry topic hand-picked by our editors. We gather leading veterinarians, researchers, and industry experts to tackle even your toughest questions, submitted in one of two ways:
- Prior to the event during registration.
- During our live online broadcast.
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Do you have a horse health question for a vet?
We will not diagnose any health problem or recommend treatment as we can't evaluate the horse. Only a veterinarian who has examined the horse can do that. Due to the volume of e-mails we receive, we can't answer all of them, but all questions will be considered. Questions can be directed to AsktheVet@TheHorse.com.
Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers reasons horses might be spookier than normal in windy weather.
Q. My new 2-year-old filly is obsessively licking and biting her salt block. Does this suggest there's a problem with her diet or health, and can she hurt herself by consuming too much salt?