Will Withholding Oats Reduce My Horse's Weight?

A listener keeps her retired show jumper on pasture and feeds him oats, but he keeps gaining weight. Here's some advice.

Equine Complementary Therapies: Your Questions Answered

Learn how equine complementary therapies, such as chiropractic and acupuncture, might help your horse's health.

Are Red Mineral Blocks Better for Horses Than White Ones?

Dr. Clair Thunes shares her thoughts on if horses should get red or white salt blocks.

How Can I Keep My Senior Comfortable During a Farrier Visit?

Learn ways you and your farrier can make an arthritic senior horse more comfortable during a trim.

What Can I Do to Help My Horse With a History of Choke?

Dr. Bryant Craig shares ways to prevent choke in horses and reviews what to do during an episode.

What Deworming Program is Right for Seniors?

A listener wants to know if strategic deworming is okay for older horses with health issues. Dr. Bryant Craig responds.

Do Senior Horses Really Need to be Vaccinated?

Learn new information about vaccinating senior horses and protecting them from disease.

What Should I Expect After a Uveitis Diagnosis?

Dr. Bryant Craig addresses a senior Appaloosa owner's concerns about this eye disease, also called moon blindness.

Feeding Horses on the Ground vs. Hanging a Slow-Feeding Net?

Dr. Clair Thunes weighs the benefits of using a slow-feeding haynet against feeding horses on the ground.

Equine Life Stages: Senior Horses

Old horses spend their lifetimes earning our love and respect. Learn how to keep them healthy and comfortable.

Is Himalayan Salt Better than Regular Salt for Horses?

Learn if extra money spent on a Himalayan salt block is a good investment.

What's the Best Way to Measure Horse Feed?

Dr. Clair Thunes explains why measuring feed by weight rather than volume is important for horse health.

Is It Okay to Feed My Horse Whole Oats with his Supplements?

Find out from an equine nutritionist if oats are a good choice for making supplements more palatable for your horse.

An Introduction to Equitation Science

Join acclaimed equitation scientists to find out how this field of study can improve you and your horse's relationship.

What Kind of Grain and How Much Should I Feed My Horse?

Dr. Clair Thunes defines grains, concentrates, and complete feeds and offers advice on how much to feed your horse.

How Can We Tell if Hay is Providing Enough Nutrition?

Equine nutrition consultant Dr. Clair Thunes explains how hay analysis can help you provide your horse a balanced diet.

Does a Horse Need Supplements if You're Feeding Quality Hay?

Find out how supplements can help provide your horse important trace minerals that might be lacking in hay.

Common-Sense Equine Nutrition

Do supplements, concentrates, and forages have you confused? Learn what your horse needs from an equine nutritionist.

How Do You Prevent a Horse from Getting Arthritis?

Dr. Bryant Craig shares steps to prevent arthritis in the athletic horse. (00:02:06)

How Often Should a Horse Get his Teeth Checked?

One listener asks how frequently an adult horse should have his teeth checked by a veterinarian. (00:01:18)

Why is My Horse's Tail Frizzy at the Top?

One owner wants to know the cause of her mare's tail "frazzle." (00:03:12)

What is the Best Treatment for Horses with Scratches?

Dr. Bryant Craig offers help for horses with scratches, a serious and stubborn skin disease. (00:04:06)

A Whole-Horse Approach to Managing Joint Disease

From hoof and veterinary care to nutrition, exercise, and acupuncture, find out how to keep your horse sound.

Could EPM Change My Mare's Personality?

Dr. Bryant Craig answers a question about a mare who started spooking after an EPM diagnosis. (00:01:36)