Horse Health Free Reports

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Installing an Outdoor Riding Arena: Where to Start

September 30, 2017

A riding arena is a major financial investment. Here's what to ask before you begin construction.... Read More

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Fear in Horses

June 27, 2016

Learn about what horses experience when they feel afraid and how to manage their fear reactions.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcers

February 02, 2012

Diet and management changes as well as some drugs might help prevent gastric ulcer development in horses.... Read More

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Prebiotics and Probiotics

October 15, 2015

Prebiotics and probiotics are dietary supplements for horses to help prevent or treat certain illnesses.... Read More

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White Line Disease in Horses

July 31, 2016

Also known as "seedy toe," white line disease is a serious hoof condition that requires vet and farrier intervention.... Read More

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Hay Soaking

April 30, 2013

Soaking hay prior to feeding horses can offer many benefits for respiratory, metabolic, and genetic disorders.... Read More

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

March 24, 2014

Not all fats or fatty acids are created equal; some are more beneficial than others for horses.... Read More

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Equine Navicular Syndrome

March 02, 2015

Navicular syndrome describes chronic forelimb lameness caused by pain stemming from the navicular bone. ... Read More

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Equine Asthma Syndrome

November 15, 2016

Is your horse struggling to breathe? Equine asthma might be the cause. ... Read More

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Botulism in Horses

April 13, 2017

Horses are highly susceptible to botulism, which causes neurologic disease and death. ... Read More

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Common Hoof Problems

October 18, 2011

Horse hooves can be plagued by many problems. Explore common hoof problems and learn how to prevent them. ... Read More

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Thrush in Horses

February 12, 2016

Thrush can occur in virtually any horse. Learn how to recognize, treat, and prevent this smelly hoof disease.... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses

December 23, 2013

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years. ... Read More

Understanding the basics of how horses breathe.

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Equine Respiratory System

March 13, 2013

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.... Read More

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

January 28, 2015

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.... Read More

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Equine Functional Electronic Stimulation (FES)

November 21, 2014

An established human therapy helps horses as well. Learn about FES and its possible equine applications.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1

June 02, 2011

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1, rhinopneumonitis) is a highly contagious infection that is widespread. ... Read More

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Feeding Performance Horses

October 18, 2011

Review athletic and performance horses' nutritional needs and determine if your feeding program is working.... Read More

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Rhodococcus equi

February 01, 2013

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.... Read More

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Insulin Resistance

July 08, 2010

Equine Insulin Resistance is a reduction in sensitivity to insulin that decreases the ability of glucose to be... Read More

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Equine Cushing's Disease

May 01, 2010

Know the facts of Equine Cushing's, a hormonal disease in horses often linked to a pituitary gland tumor. ... Read More

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Identification Methods for Horses

June 14, 2015

Permanent, tamper-resistant, and accurate identification of horses provides positive proof of ownership. ... Read More

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Tendons and Ligaments

May 01, 2010

Knowing the structure and function of your horse’s tendons and ligaments can help you keep him healthy.... Read More

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Laminitis

July 15, 2010

A guide to laminitis, a "crippling lameness" that shortens horses' working lives and can require euthanasia. ... Read More