Podcasts

The Science Behind Equine Supplements

Manufacturers make many claims, but do supplements really work? We'll look at the research and answer your questions!

Malignant Melanomas in Horses: What Do They Mean?

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

What Causes Sarcoids in Horses?

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

Do All Gray Horses Develop Melanomas?

Dr. David Levine shares why some horses get melanomas and what makes some tumors more aggressive.

What Does an Equine Sarcoid Look Like?

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

Equine Skin Tumors: Sarcoids, Melanomas, and More

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

Transporting Older Equine Athletes

Drs. Erin Denney-Jones and Ann Rashmir-Raven give tips for keeping horses healthy when hauling them.

Can You Keep a Horse With PPID Competing?

Drs. Erin Denney-Jones and Ann Rashmir-Raven offer advice for prolonging a Cushing's horse's career.

Dental Work and Mature Equine Athletes

How often does an older riding horse need his teeth checked by a vet? Dr. Erin Denney-Jones offers advice.

My Older Horse Coughs During Warmup: Is That Normal?

Drs. Ann Rashmir-Raven and Erin Denney-Jones say even a few coughs from your senior horse under saddle aren't okay.

Managing and Maintaining the Older Equine Athlete

Do you have a mature or senior horse? Find out how to keep him comfortable and competitive as he ages!

When Should a Broodmare be Vaccinated for Leptospirosis?

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs offers advice for vaccinating pregnant mares to protect them from leptospirosis-caused abortion.

Can Horses Get Leptospirosis From Wildlife?

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs reveals which animals can expose horses to leptospirosis.

How Does Leptospirosis Cause Both Blindness and Abortion?

The same bacterium causes two very different conditions in horses. Dr. Craig Carter explains.

What is Leptospirosis in Horses?

Dr. Craig Carter has spent his career studying leptospirosis. Here, he describes the bacterial condition.

Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis causes recurrent uveitis and abortion in horses. Fortunately, there's a vaccine. Is your horse at risk?

Exercise and Horses' Feed Needs

Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes answers a question about maintaining a horse's condition when increasing workload.

How to Prevent Sand Colic in Horses

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones suggests management techniques to reduce the chance of your horse suffering from sand colic.

Dr. Sue McDonnell's Help for a Buddy-Sour Horse

My gelding has separation anxiety when away from his pasture buddy. How can I address this issue?

Do Nervous Mares Have Nervous Foals?

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell shares research-based insight into how a mare's temperament might influence her foal.

Needle-Shy Horse Advice

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers step-by-step advice for helping a horse who's afraid of getting shots from the vet.

Why Are Horses Nervous When It's Windy?

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers reasons horses might be spookier than normal in windy weather.

Managing the Fearful and Anxious Horse

Do you feel unsafe with your horse when you're on the ground or riding? Our behavior and vet experts are here to help!

Is There Such Thing as Too Many Horse Treats?

Is your horse is getting too much sugar? Drs. Clair Thunes and Erin Denney-Jones offer advice for "treating" your horse.