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Horse Health

Horse Illustrated has hundreds of articles on horse health topics, such as certain diseases and conditions, how to improve horse wellbeing, and how to help your sick horse. Find articles about veterinary exams, dental exams, horse diseases, horse conditions, research studies on horse health, supplements, veterinary treatments, surgeries, diagnostic tools and their uses, equine emergencies, and more. Learn how to help your horse behave for the vet and the farrier, how to budget for veterinary bills, more on stretching and equine chiropractic care, rehabilitating a horse, etc.

Conditions discussed include colic, laminitis, Cushing’s, ulcers, arthritis, infectious diseases (West Nile, strangles, etc.), hives and other skin conditions, and many more. For owners wanting to help their equine partners feel their best, we have it all.

Spring Conditioning: Get Your Horse Fit

There are many reasons for a horse to have some time off, such as resting up after a strenuous competition…

1 week ago

Strangles in Horses: Fact vs. Fiction

Without question, one of the more respiratory diseases of the horse is infection with a bacterium called Streptococcus equi, more…

2 weeks ago

Understanding Equine Cushing’s Disease

Equine Cushing’s disease: many horse owners have heard of it or may have even had a horse with it. Buzz…

3 months ago

Avoid Vet Day Blues: Strategies to Help Your Horse Work With a Veterinarian

Getting your horse ready for a routine vet appointment is an important part of horse ownership, and for many horse…

3 months ago

Stretch Your Horse For Better Health

As a horse owner, you rely on your partnership with your veterinar- ian to keep your horse healthy and moving…

3 months ago

CBD for Horses

Earlier this year, Olympian Steffen Peters become a spokesperson for Trove CBD, a brand of hemp-based cannabidiol products with targeted…

4 months ago

October 2020 SmartPak SmartTip of the Month: Senior SmartSupplements

Whether you've been partners for years or you're both turning a new page together, you want to give your senior…

6 months ago

Equine Allergies Can Trigger Horses’ Asthma and Impact Performance During the Fall

Just as many humans start to sneeze in the fall, horses can also be affected by seasonal allergies and also…

7 months ago

September 2020 SmartPak SmartTip of the Month: Supplements for Equine Respiratory Health

Dealing with respiratory problems can be stressful, especially since they can impact overall health and performance. In addition to veterinary…

7 months ago

Sound Sedation: Caring for Your Horse Before and Afterward

Inevitably there will come a time when your veterinarian will need to sedate your horse. It may be for a…

8 months ago