Diseases and Conditions
Horse-health-problem risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Regulating body temperature becomes difficult for horses when temperatures exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
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A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle.
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T-regulatory, or Treg, cells are special white blood cells that play a central role in regulating immune responses.
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- Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work
- KSU Vet: Watch for Vesicular Stomatitis
- Study: Horses with Sarcoids have Elevated Treg Cell Levels
- Colorado, Texas Report Additional VS Quarantines
- West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall
- Washington Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014
- Developing the Sport Horse: The Importance of Hydration
- Wisconsin Reports first Equine WNV Case of 2014
- Vaccine Reactions
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have a breeding problem with my Quarter Horse stallion. He is showing little or no signs of libido with my mare. She is giving all indications that the time is right, but he has no interest. He won't even "talk" to her. What can I do or try?
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