Horse Health Videos


Feeding and Fueling Racehorses

May 14, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer describes a typical racehorse feeding regimen. ... Read More


Regular Care of UPenn's Semi-Feral Pony Herd

August 15, 2013

Dr. Sue McDonnell describes the regular care and maintenance of UPenn's semi-feral pony research herd.... Read More


Rest is Recommended When a Horse Ties Up

May 15, 2013

Dr. Erica McKenzie answers a common question. Should a horse walk or rest when tying up?... Read More


Tying-Up Explained

May 21, 2013

Dr. Erica McKenzie describes the common causes of exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses.... Read More


Red Urine Risk After Tying Up Episode

May 17, 2013

Dr. Erica McKenzie of Oregon State University shares why red urine is a concern in horses that are tying up.... Read More

Automatic waterers are chore-efficient, conserve water and offer the peace of mind of knowing your horse always has a supply of fresh water available.


The Benefits of Using an Automatic Waterer for Horses

November 06, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle offers reasons to consider installing automatic waterers in your horse barn.... Read More


Q & A: Trimming Feed Costs

January 21, 2013

Dr. Laurie Lawrence discusses how horse owners can cut their feed costs without cutting corners.... Read More


When to Help a Mare during Foaling

April 02, 2013

Reproductive specialist Dr. Pat McCue describes instances when a mare needs help during labor.... Read More


Dr. Temple Grandin on Fear in Horses

August 12, 2013

Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, talks about fear in horses.... Read More

Routine hoof care is critical for your horse’s soundness and well-being. “A lot of times, when horses are on pasture, not in performance and not getting ridden very often, hoof problems arise due to longer intervals between care,” Tanner says. Whether a horse is barefoot or shod, “routine trimming by a skilled farrier,” is essential to reduce the possibility of laminitis, he adds.


2012 Laminitis Conference: Trimming Too Short?

November 05, 2012

Instructor and farrier Chris Gregory, CJF, FWCF, answers a user's question about trimming hooves too short.... Read More


WVC 2013: Making the Change to Barefoot

February 21, 2013

Dr. Debra Taylor shares some points to consider when transitioning horses from being shod to going barefoot. ... Read More


What are the Steps Involved in a Standing MRI?

January 15, 2015

Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains the steps involved in having a standing MRI done on a horse.... Read More


Early Signs of PPID (Equine Cushing's Disease)

February 20, 2013

Dr. Hal Schott describes some early clinical signs of PPID horse owners should be on the watch for. ... Read More


Vet Reflects on Road to the Horse Herd

March 13, 2013

Dr. Glenn Blodgett of 6666 Ranch talks about watching his horses in the 2013 Road to the Horse.... Read More


Using Vital Signs to Monitor Racehorses

June 07, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer explains how vital signs are used to monitor racehorses during and after training. ... Read More


What is Kissing Spines?

December 18, 2014

Dr. Rachel Buchholz explains what "kissing spines" is in horses and its clinical signs.... Read More


Bandaging Racehorses' Legs

May 04, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer describes some bandaging techniques used on horses during races. ... Read More


What Time of Year Should Horses be on Pastures?

September 18, 2015

Learn what months are best for grazing horses on pasture from Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water.... Read More


Medications in Horse Racing

May 03, 2013

Dr. Larry Bramlage shares his thoughts on recent and upcoming topics in racehorse medications.... Read More


2012 Laminitis Conference: Broodmares and Laminitis

November 04, 2012

Veterinarian and farrier Dr. Raul Bras answers a user's question concerning broodmares and laminitis.... Read More


How are Horses with Kissing Spines Treated?

January 01, 2015

Dr. Rachel Buchholz describes different treatment and management options for horses diagnosed with kissing spines.... Read More


Dealing With Dirt Being Kicked in Racehorses' Eyes

October 29, 2015

Dr. Scott Palmer discusses how trainers deal with dirt being kicked in racehorses' eyes during races. ... Read More


How are Flex Tests Used in Soundness Exams?

November 27, 2014

Discover what flexing a joint can tell a veterinarian about a horse's soundness. ... Read More


Why Is It Important to Protect Waterways from Horses?

August 17, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle shares reasons to protect streams from livestock and how to do it.... Read More

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