Hives & Skin Allergies

Damage caused by an ill-fitting saddle pad.

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Skin Issues That Affect Saddle Fit

September 18, 2017

Some sores, injuries, and infections can make saddling a painful process for your horse. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Equine Skin Issues: Scratching the Surface

September 13, 2017

What's causing the hives, hair loss, and scabs on your horse's body?... Read More

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The Horse, Kinetic Partner for Skin Care Month

September 01, 2017

Look for skin-care and -disease related articles and information throughout September on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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Exploring Equine Seasonal Allergies

June 17, 2017

Allergies are common in horses. Here's a look at how veterinarians and owners can identify the causes.... Read More

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Helping an Easy Keeper Breathe Easy

April 26, 2017

My older horse has respiratory allergies. Is there anything I can do to help him breathe easier while wearing a muzzle?... Read More

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What To Do About the Itchy Horse

March 13, 2017

Managing itchy horses can be a perplexing and frustrating challenge. Veterinarians share ideas on how to help.... Read More

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Is an Equine IBH Vaccine on the Horizon?

January 16, 2017

A recently developed vaccine induced high antibody levels and immune responses (signs of immunity) in naive horses.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Podcasts of 2016

December 31, 2016

Audio features on behavior, old horse care, mud management, skin issues, caring for your new horse, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Infographics of 2016

December 28, 2016

View information on skin conditions, deworming, staying sane on stall rest, feeding, conditioning, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Slideshows of 2016

December 26, 2016

Popular slideshows included those on skin conditions, horse properties, pasture weeds, the Rio Olympics, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Free Reports of 2016

December 25, 2016

Popular topics included body condition, bisphosphonates, horse identification, hoof problems, deworming, and more.... Read More

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Infographic: Sweet Itch in Horses

October 20, 2016

Do you have an itchy horse? Learn more about insect bite hypersensitivity with our visual guide!... Read More

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Inbred Horses Help Scientists Identify IBH Gene Locations

August 11, 2016

Researchers studied a group of related Exmoor ponies to find the chromosomes that could carry IBH-related genes.... Read More

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10 Equine Skin Problem Resources on TheHorse.com

March 31, 2016

Learn about a variety of skin issues and prepare to battle tricky-to-treat conditions with these free resources.... Read More

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Researchers Break Down Horses' IBH Reactions

March 11, 2016

Some horses respond to insect bites with inflammation and itching; others react with cellular-level defense mechanisms.... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Funds 16 Horse Health Studies

January 20, 2016

The studies funded cover equine health challenges including infectious diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, and more. ... Read More

To diagnose navicular syndrome, veterinarians rely on the horse's history and a complete physical and lameness exam. Here, a horse is longed in a small circle to check his gait for abnormalities.

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The Horse's Top Slideshows of 2015

December 28, 2015

Topics included navicular syndrome, equitation science, feeder and waterer options, rescue horses, and more.... Read More

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Atopic Dermatitis in Horses

July 21, 2015

Learn how to treat this skin condition in show horses without inadvertently breaking drug rules.... Read More

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Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated

March 01, 2015

Researchers recently determined that some standard laboratory and commercial allergy tests for horses are not reliable.... Read More

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When the Body Attacks

February 20, 2015

Lumps, bumps, coughs, wheals, and wheezes: a basic overview of equine allergies. ... Read More

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Texas Horses Dead after being Swarmed by Bees

June 19, 2014

An official said the horses likely received thousands of stings; both animals were euthanized at the scene.... Read More

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Infographic: Equine Allergies

May 15, 2014

Learn more about allergic reactions in horses with this step-by-step visual guide. ... Read More

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Equine Pastern Vasculitis Still Puzzling Researchers

March 27, 2014

Despite intense research, scientists haven't uncovered anything reassuring about pastern vasculitis.... Read More

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The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More

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Protect Your Horse from Midges with a Sweet Itch Blanket

August 29, 2013

These special blankets keep bugs off your horse and prevent a frustrating skin condition. A TheHorse.com Q&A.... Read More