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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Not all fats or fatty acids are created equal; some are more beneficial than others for horses.

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Caring for Senior Horses

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years.

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Fescue Toxicosis

The fungus that lives inside infected tall fescue can have negative effects on broodmares and their foals.

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Botulism in Horses

Botulism is an often-fatal neurologic disease of horses mostly caused by C. botulinum type B.

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Hay Soaking

Soaking hay prior to feeding horses can offer many benefits for respiratory, metabolic, and genetic disorders.

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Equine Respiratory System

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.

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Failure of Passive Transfer

Failure of passive transfer is the process by which mares pass antibodies on to their foals via the colostrum.

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Heaves in Horses

Heaves is a chronic, debilitating problem similar to asthma in humans for horses.

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Rhodococcus equi

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.

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Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are dietary supplements for horses to help prevent or treat certain illnesses.

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Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is the most commonly diagnosed neurologic disease in horses.

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Compounding Drugs

In equine medicine, no FDA-approved formulation for compounded drugs is licensed for horses.

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West Nile Virus (WNV)

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)

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Gastric Ulcers

Diet and management changes as well as some drugs might help prevent gastric ulcer development in horses.

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Stem Cell Therapy

Regenerative stem cell therapy is being used to help facilitate tendon and ligament injury healing in horses.

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Feeding Performance Horses

Review athletic and performance horses' nutritional needs and determine if your feeding program is working.

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Common Hoof Problems

Horse hooves can be plagued by many problems. Explore common hoof problems and learn how to prevent them.

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Insect Control

Reduce your horse farm's insect populations by eliminating breeding areas and using pest control strategies.

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Equine Herpesvirus-1

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1, rhinopneumonitis) is a highly contagious infection that is widespread.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma

Platelet-rich plasma is a regenerative therapy that can be used to treat horses with tendon/ligament injuries.

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Shock Wave Therapy

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.

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Diarrhea

When a horse's fluid absorption is compromised, diarrhea can result.

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Ammonia and Respiratory Health

High ammonia levels in barns can be detrimental to horses' respiratory health. Know how to keep them low.

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Laminitis

A guide to laminitis, a "crippling lameness" that shortens horses' working lives and can require euthanasia.

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