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How Can I Help a Sunburned Horse Feel Better?

May 23, 2017

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston shares how NSAIDs can help with painful sunburns and why talking to your vet first is important.... Read More

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Pintos, Paints, and Eye Pigmentation

May 22, 2017

Dr. Nicole Scherrer explains how natural pigmentation can help protect a horse's eyes from sunburn.... Read More

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How to Prevent Sunburn on a Horse's Nose and Lips

May 19, 2017

Dr. Nicole Scherrer offers recommendations to protect a horse's sensitive muzzle from UV light.... Read More

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Sunburn vs. Photosensitivity: What's the Difference?

May 18, 2017

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston helps distinguish painful sunburn from potentially fatal photosensitivity.... Read More

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Burning Up: Photosensitization and Sunburn in Horses

May 11, 2017

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

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Protecting Horses From Sunburn and Photosensitivity

May 11, 2017

Do you have a horse with pink skin? Learn how to keep him from burning this summer. ... Read More

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10 Sun Resources on TheHorse.com

May 11, 2017

Long sunny days can mean bad news for horses at risk for sunburn, and it's up to you to protect them.... Read More

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Desert Horse-Keeping

May 10, 2017

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

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Poll Recap: Sun Protection for Horses

May 09, 2017

Of the 529 respondents, 154 said they apply sunscreen and/or zinc oxide cream to protect their horses from sunburn.... Read More

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Your Guide to an Outrageously Shiny Coat

April 13, 2017

Experts share feeding, grooming, and bathing tips to keep your horse's hair coat gleaming.... Read More

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10 Tips for Managing Equine Insect Hypersensitivity

April 11, 2017

Insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) leads to an itchy and often miserable horse. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Insect Bite Hypersensitivity and Pruritus in Horses

April 03, 2017

Dr. Susan White shares strategies for successful management of horses sweet itch, an allergic reaction to bug bites.... Read More

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Equine Pastern Dermatitis

March 31, 2017

Learn about six different types of scratches and preventing and treating this frustrating skin condition.... 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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Which Horse Bedding Harbors the Least Bacteria?

March 10, 2017

Researchers found that, of the beddings tested, pine shavings were most effective at inhibiting bacterial growth.... Read More

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Narrow Escape: Caring for Equine Barn Fire Survivors

February 07, 2017

Just because a horse survives a barn fire doesn't mean he's out of harm's way.... 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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Malignant Melanomas in Horses: What Do They Mean?

December 01, 2016

Many horses live with melanoma. Others don't. Dr. Susan White explains what it means for a tumor to be malignant.... Read More

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What Causes Sarcoids in Horses?

November 30, 2016

Sarcoids puzzle practitioners and plague some horses. Dr. David Levine shares what scientists know about their cause.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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What Does an Equine Sarcoid Look Like?

November 29, 2016

Sarcoids vary and can look like other skin growths. Dr. Susan White shares how your vet can get a definitive diagnosis.... Read More

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Equine Skin Tumors: Sarcoids, Melanomas, and More

November 17, 2016

Does your horse have stubborn or unsightly tumors or skin growths, and you're not sure what to do next?... Read More