Ask TheHorse Live
Get your horse health-care, management, and industry questions answered here! Ask the TheHorse Live is a free audio event available exclusively from The Horse. Each month, Ask TheHorse Live focuses on a specific equine health care and industry topic hand-picked by our editors. We gather leading veterinarians, researchers, and industry experts to tackle even your toughest questions, submitted in one of two ways:
- Prior to the event during registration.
- During our live online broadcast.
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Do you have a horse health question for a vet?
We will not diagnose any health problem or recommend treatment as we can't evaluate the horse. Only a veterinarian who has examined the horse can do that. Due to the volume of e-mails we receive, we can't answer all of them, but all questions will be considered. Questions can be directed to AsktheVet@TheHorse.com.
Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers reasons horses might be spookier than normal in windy weather.
Q. I have a fine-boned 3-year-old Welsh/Quarter Horse cross that I would like to start in regular work and training, but I'm reluctant for fear of placing too much stress on her young spine. When is it safe to start and ride her on a regular basis?