Horse Health Free Reports

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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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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Fear in Horses

September 29, 2014

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

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Prebiotics and Probiotics

May 07, 2014

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

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Botulism in Horses

June 17, 2013

Botulism is an often-fatal neurologic disease of horses mostly caused by C. botulinum type B.... Read More

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Standing MRI: Use in Diagnosing Equine Lameness

June 16, 2014

Learn about standing MRI and how veterinarians use it to help diagnose equine lameness.... 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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Fescue Toxicosis

November 25, 2013

The fungus that lives inside infected tall fescue can have negative effects on broodmares and their foals.... 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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Failure of Passive Transfer

February 05, 2013

Failure of passive transfer is the process by which mares pass antibodies on to their foals via the colostrum.... Read More

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Heaves in Horses

February 04, 2013

Heaves is a chronic, debilitating problem similar to asthma in humans for horses.... Read More

EHV-1 Fact Sheet Cover

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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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Cardiology: The Equine Heart

May 01, 2010

Cardiac disease is one of the most common causes of "poor performance" in athletic horses. ... 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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Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

November 08, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is the most commonly diagnosed neurologic disease in horses.... Read More

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Compounding Drugs

May 01, 2012

In equine medicine, no FDA-approved formulation for compounded drugs is licensed for horses.... Read More

West Nile Virus Fact sheet cover.

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West Nile Virus (WNV)

April 18, 2012

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)... 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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Stem Cell Therapy

November 17, 2011

Regenerative stem cell therapy is being used to help facilitate tendon and ligament injury healing in horses. ... Read More

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Insect Control

October 18, 2011

Reduce your horse farm's insect populations by eliminating breeding areas and using pest control strategies. ... 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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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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Platelet-Rich Plasma

April 01, 2011

Platelet-rich plasma is a regenerative therapy that can be used to treat horses with tendon/ligament injuries.... Read More

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