Hives in Horses: Symptoms and Treatment

Q: I noticed the other day that my Appaloosa gelding had hair standing up and welts on his skin. A friend suggested that he might have hives. What can you tell me about hives on horses? What kind of treatment should he have? A: The welts or wheals you have noticed on your horse are indeed indicative of the skin condition known as hives... Most cases are allergic in origin, and there are many

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