April 01, 2001
Tracking down the reason for skin disorders often becomes an exercise in sleuthing. One important element to consider is whether or not your horse is itching and rubbing out the hair, or if the hair is simply missing because of a disease or immune pr... Read More
January 01, 2001
The Sunrise Sessions (and lunchtime Table Topics) offer AAEP convention attendees a roundtable type of discussion format where they can choose their particular interests from a long list of popular topics. They can ask questions of session... Read More
August 01, 2000
Skin problems in horses are some of the most frustrating disorders to manage for both owner and veterinarian. Skin problems can disfigure a horse, and even can cause unsoundness. In addition, many skin diseases, such as allergies, hav... Read More
October 01, 1999
I noticed that my Arabian mare was missing a patch of hair under her mane at the beginning of the summer. Since then, the spot has gotten larger. What causes this? How can I treat it?
Hair loss in the horse can be caused by something... Read More
December 01, 1998
My horse is constantly rubbing his tail on anything he can find. It has become so bad that the hair at the base of his tail has either fallen out or become matted. Thankfully, I've finished my show season, but what is causing him to do this? ... Read More
October 01, 1997
A horse's skin is vital to the animal's survival. It serves as its anatomical boundary and as the principal organ of communication between the horse and the environment in which it lives. As is the case with other body components, the skin of a... Read More
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