The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

One of the most popular slideshows of 2013 focused on equine skin conditions.

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The year 2013 has come and gone, but we'll remember it by the dozens of new videos, slideshows, and special reports on a vast array of topics on Which were the most viewed? We've tallied the results and compiled a list of the 10 most viewed videos in 2013.

VIDEO: Sheath Cleaning for Male Horses: How-To
Cleaning the sheath of a male horse is a somewhat unpleasant, but often necessary task. Learn why, how, and when to clean a stallion or gelding's sheath with Dr. Christy Corp-Minamiji of Davis, Calif. Watch Video

SLIDESHOW: Common Equine Skin Conditions
Equine skin conditions are often difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat, with causes ranging from fungus to allergens to who-knows-what. Check out photos of common equine skin conditions—from patchy to scabby and everything between. View Slideshow

SLIDESHOW: Inside Dream Horse Barns
Everyone likes a pretty horse stable. However, the best barns go a step beyond beautiful, incorporating useful design details that help keep horses healthy and safe and make management easy for you. These are some of our favorites. View Slideshow

VIDEO: Dr. Temple Grandin on Fear in Horses
Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and internationally acclaimed author and autism activist, talks about how horses view the world and experience fear. Watch Video

SEMINAR: Rehabilitating the Laminitic Foot
In this University of Kentucky Lecture Series presentation, Dr. Scott Morrison of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., shares solutions for supporting laminitic horse hooves. Watch Seminar

ASK THE VET LIVE: Laminitis Update
Laminitis, or founder, is an equine hoof disease that can cripple or kill afflicted horses. An estimated 15% of horses will suffer from laminitis, and research into its causes and treatment is ongoing. Find out what's new. Listen to Podcast

SPECIAL REPORT: Top 5 Stretches for Healthy Horses
Physical therapy exercises and stretching can benefit horses in all lines of work. In this free special report, Dr. Hillary M. Clayton shares her top five physical therapy exercise picks for healthy horses. Download Special Report

WEBCAST: Intra-Articular Therapy: What Do I Need to Know?
Learn about equine intra-articular joint-injections for arthritis from a leading researcher and practitioner. Watch Webcast

ASK THE VET LIVE: Vaccination and Immunity: What Horse Owners Need to Know
Ever wonder which vaccines your horse needs to stay healthy and why? Learn about building equine immunity, how vaccines work, and proper vaccination handling and administration.Listen to Podcast

SLIDESHOW: Common Pasture Weeds
Learn how to identify invasive, noxious, and sometimes poisonous, pasture weeds that commonly infest horse pastures. View Slideshow

About the Author

Erica Larson, News Editor

Erica Larson, news editor, holds a degree in journalism with an external specialty in equine science from Michigan State University in East Lansing. A Massachusetts native, she grew up in the saddle and has dabbled in a variety of disciplines including foxhunting, saddle seat, and mounted games. Currently, Erica competes in eventing with her OTTB, Dorado.

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