Vital Signs & Physical Exam


Feeding Foals

October 03, 2016

A foal's diet is critical to development, disease prevention, and more. Here's how to feed foals through weaning.... Read More


15 is the New 10: Keeping the Middle-Aged Horse Healthy

July 21, 2016

Find out how to keep your middle-aged horse's teeth, feet, joints, and more healthy. ... Read More


Preventing Disease Spread This Show Season

July 19, 2016

Remember these three core biosecurity steps to help keep your horses as well as your fellow competitors' horses healthy.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever: Now What?

July 15, 2016

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


A New Horse With an Unknown History: Where to Start?

July 13, 2016

I purchased a horse, and she came with no health records. How do I get her back on a preventive care regimen?... Read More


My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More

Troy Heikes (USA) and Lil Gun Dunit were the leaders in the second individual reining qualifier .


Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 24, 2016

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse perform at his best.... 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


Understanding Your Horse's 'Engine' During Exercise

May 19, 2016

Learn how your horse's cardiovascular and respiratory systems function to power his every stride.... Read More


Getting Back to Work This Spring? Keep Your Horse Sound!

May 13, 2016

Take precautions to reduce your horse's risk of getting hurt while returning to work. ... Read More


How Can I Tell if My Horse is in Pain?

April 20, 2016

A veterinarian and an equine behaviorist describes behavioral signs of pain in horses.... Read More


Time to Retire?

March 24, 2016

Find out when and how to transition your horse from the show ring to a more leisurely lifestyle.... Read More


Spring Health Preparations

March 07, 2016

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into the spring riding season.... Read More

MRI is considered the “gold standard” for identifying abnormalities contributing to caudal heel pain.


The Horse's Top Videos of 2015

December 27, 2015

View videos on topics including navicular disease, saddle fitting, body condition scoring, joint treatments, and more.... Read More


Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

November 22, 2015

Consider having your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse before winter arrives.... Read More


Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More


Colic: First Things First

August 14, 2015

Here are the steps to take and information to gather when faced with a colicking horse. ... Read More


Problems With Previcox Overdose

June 23, 2015

What can happen if a horse overdoses on Previcox? A veterinarian shares his insight.... Read More


Know Your Horse's Health Parameters

June 12, 2015

Be familiar with what's normal for your horse so it's obvious when something's not right.... Read More


Does My Horse Have a 'Cold'?

June 09, 2015

Find out how to prevent equine upper respiratory tract infections from spreading throughout your barn.... Read More


Fit for the Trail

March 24, 2015

Learn how recreational riders can condition and protect their equine weekend warriors.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.


How to Own a Horse Without Breaking the Bank

February 28, 2015

While you can't cut costs in all areas, here are several ways to reduce your horse-related expenses.... Read More

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston conducted two separate studies on blood transfusions in horses.


Researchers Study Equine Blood Transfusions

February 25, 2015

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston examined if blood can be taken monthly and stored successfully for use in transfusions and more.... Read More


Shipping Horses Long Distances

February 16, 2015

Consider these factors when transporting horses afar, be it to a show or a new home. ... Read More


Four Ways to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy

February 15, 2015

A wellness plan is a proactive approach in caring for your horse.... Read More