Podcasts

Transporting Older Equine Athletes

Drs. Erin Denney-Jones and Ann Rashmir-Raven give tips for keeping horses healthy when hauling them.

Can You Keep a Horse With PPID Competing?

Drs. Erin Denney-Jones and Ann Rashmir-Raven offer advice for prolonging a Cushing's horse's career.

Dental Work and Mature Equine Athletes

How often does an older riding horse need his teeth checked by a vet? Dr. Erin Denney-Jones offers advice.

My Older Horse Coughs During Warmup: Is That Normal?

Drs. Ann Rashmir-Raven and Erin Denney-Jones say even a few coughs from your senior horse under saddle aren't okay.

Managing and Maintaining the Older Equine Athlete

Do you have a mature or senior horse? Find out how to keep him comfortable and competitive as he ages!

When Should a Broodmare be Vaccinated for Leptospirosis?

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs offers advice for vaccinating pregnant mares to protect them from leptospirosis-caused abortion.

Can Horses Get Leptospirosis From Wildlife?

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs reveals which animals can expose horses to leptospirosis.

How Does Leptospirosis Cause Both Blindness and Abortion?

The same bacterium causes two very different conditions in horses. Dr. Craig Carter explains.

What is Leptospirosis in Horses?

Dr. Craig Carter has spent his career studying leptospirosis. Here, he describes the bacterial condition.

Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis causes recurrent uveitis and abortion in horses. Fortunately, there's a vaccine. Is your horse at risk?

Exercise and Horses' Feed Needs

Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes answers a question about maintaining a horse's condition when increasing workload.

How to Prevent Sand Colic in Horses

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones suggests management techniques to reduce the chance of your horse suffering from sand colic.

Dr. Sue McDonnell's Help for a Buddy-Sour Horse

My gelding has separation anxiety when away from his pasture buddy. How can I address this issue?

Do Nervous Mares Have Nervous Foals?

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell shares research-based insight into how a mare's temperament might influence her foal.

Needle-Shy Horse Advice

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers step-by-step advice for helping a horse who's afraid of getting shots from the vet.

Why Are Horses Nervous When It's Windy?

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers reasons horses might be spookier than normal in windy weather.

Managing the Fearful and Anxious Horse

Do you feel unsafe with your horse when you're on the ground or riding? Our behavior and vet experts are here to help!

Is There Such Thing as Too Many Horse Treats?

Is your horse is getting too much sugar? Drs. Clair Thunes and Erin Denney-Jones offer advice for "treating" your horse.

Vesicular Stomatitis or Cheat Grass/Foxtail Sores?

Dr. Paul Morley of CSU's School of Veterinary Medicine describes the difference between VS lesions and other sores.

Vesicular Stomatitis Foot Lesions

It's known for causing severe mouth blisters, but foot lesions, too? The USDA's Dr. Angela Pelzel-McClusky explains.

Help! How to Manage Equine Emergencies

Your horse is wounded, bleeding, or critically ill: What should you do? Get advice from our expert!

How Can I Tell if My Horse Has Vesicular Stomatitis?

Mouth blisters, lameness, and more--find out the signs of VS from the USDA's Dr. Angela Pelzel-McClusky.

What is Vesicular Stomatitis, and How Can My Horse Catch It?

Dr. Paul Morley explains how insects, people, cattle, and direct and indirect contact can transmit VS.

Building a Horse Arena

Dreaming of an arena? Alayne (Horses for Clean Water), Donna (PSU Extension), and Michelle (The Horse) offer advice.