Recent News for Seasonal Care


Tips for Preparing Horses for Cold Weather

October 25, 2016

Use these 10 veterinarian-approved tips for keeping your horse healthy and comfortable as winter approaches.... Read More


Poll Recap: Boarding and Riding Horses During Winter

October 17, 2016

Of the 1,300 respondents, 558 people (43%) said they keep their horse at home, where they do not have an indoor arena.... Read More


Horse Blanketing FAQs

October 17, 2016

On or off? Hot or cold? Lightweight or heavyweight? We'll answer these questions and more. ... Read More


All Wound Up: Is Your Horse 'Stressed Out'?

October 02, 2016

Physiological stress can be an important equine welfare issue. Here's what you should know.... Read More


Conditioning Through the Seasons: Fall and Winter

September 27, 2016

Know how your horse's body reacts to cold weather and train accordingly to make the most of the chilly months ahead.... Read More


Fall Feeding Tips for Horses

September 16, 2016

As autumn approaches, consider whether you need to make changes to your horse's diet in preparation for winter.... Read More


Drink Up! Water Consumption in Horses

August 06, 2016

A lack of water in your horse's diet can have serious consequences. Here's what to remember.... Read More


Caring For Horses in Extreme Heat

July 19, 2016

Find out the most important things to consider when caring for horses in extreme heat.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever: Now What?

July 15, 2016

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More


Understanding Horses' Water Requirements

July 09, 2016

Water is one of the essential nutrients a horse needs to perform a number of life-support functions.... Read More


The Hydrated Horse

June 19, 2016

How important is water in your horse's diet? Learn why you need to keep your equid well-hydrated.... Read More


Help Your Horse Beat the Heat

June 18, 2016

As tough as steamy summers can be on humans, they can be even harder on horses.... Read More


10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

June 17, 2016

Janet Johnston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, shares 10 tips to keep horses comfy and safe in the summer heat.... Read More


Burning Up: Photosensitization and Sunburn in Horses

June 07, 2016

Some horses are vulnerable to sun damage. Here's what to watch for and how to protect against it. ... Read More


Infographic: Rain Rot

May 25, 2016

Learn about this frustrating contagious equine skin disease and how to prevent its spread.... Read More


Desert Horse-Keeping

May 12, 2016

From hydration to irrigation, learn how to combat challenges that come with caring for horses in arid climates. ... Read More


Horse Hydration FAQs

April 04, 2016

We consulted two equine nutritionists to answer your burning questions about equine hydration.... Read More


Study: Shelters Help Keep Flies at Bay

February 29, 2016

Researchers found providing a climate-appropriate shelter in the summer can provide horses with shade and insect relief.... Read More


Heat Waves, Pollen Could Worsen Equine Asthma Signs

February 16, 2016

Asthmatic horses' clinical signs worsened when temperature and humidity increased suddenly, researchers found.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.


Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring

February 10, 2016

Don't put your horse at risk for developing problems such as thrush and abscesses. Here's how to prevent these issues.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.


Winter Hoof Care: It's a Team Effort

February 03, 2016

Keep your horse sound and moving safely this winter with these smart hoof care practices.... Read More


Poll Recap: Winter Shoeing Solutions

January 26, 2016

The majority of the respondents said their horses will go without shoes this winter. ... Read More


Record Snowfall Challenges Horse Owners

January 26, 2016

Several barns in affected regions collapsed under the weight of the snow. ... Read More


Safe Travel in Winter

January 23, 2016

With proper planning for winter trailering, you can keep your horses (and yourself) safe and healthy.... Read More


Formidable Frostbite

January 22, 2016

Healthy horses handle frigid temperatures well, but their extremities still are vulnerable to frostbite.... Read More