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Lydia Gray, DVM

Dr. Lydia Gray is the Medical Director and Staff Veterinarian for SmartPak Equine in Plymouth, MA, where she directs the research and development of products and provides horse health and nutrition education to a wide variety of audiences. Dr. Gray’s work has appeared in more than a dozen general and trade publications and she speaks frequently around the country. She is the proud owner of a Trakehner gelding named “Newman” that she competes in dressage and combined driving.

Ask the Vet: Pressure Hives in Horses

Q: My horse has very sensitive skin, like so sensitive that if I use too much pressure with a curry…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Wolf Teeth

Q: Is removing wolf teeth necessary? When should it be done? A: "Wolf” teeth, the true first premolars, typically sit…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Rehabbing a Retired Racehorse

Q: I’m wanting to adopt an off-track Thoroughbred (OTTB) and help him through the last stages of rehabilitation from minor…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Do stallions have more teeth than mares?

  Q: Can you settle a bet? I was always told that male horses (stallions and geldings) have more teeth…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: EOTRH

Q: The vet was just out to look at my 20-year-old horse, who’s become difficult to bridle, picks at his…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Colic Surgery Aftercare

In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet. Q: My horse just had…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Evaluating Colic

Q: How do I know if my horse’s colic is a simple one that can be managed here on the…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: When to Geld a Colt

In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: What is the…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Locked Stifle

  Q: I have a young horse that had a locked stifle. It happened twice so far, once when she…

3 years ago

Ask the Vet: Fruits and Veggies for Horses

In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: I love giving…

3 years ago