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Horse Health

Vet Adventures: The Value of a Veterinarian’s Time

For a veterinarian, time is extremely valuable. Every minute represents a chance to save an equine life—but some horse owners…

7 months ago

Scratch That: Stop Equine Skin Problems at the Root

Believe it or not, skin is the body’s largest organ, so it makes sense that untreated skin problems can make…

7 months ago

Anhidrosis and Your Horse: What Is It and What Could It Mean for You?

When I bought my pony, Ferrous, the former owner disclosed that he had trouble sweating, but a supplement was all…

8 months ago

Plan Ahead for Colic Surgery Decisions for Your Horse

Colic surgery. It’s invasive, astronomically expensive, and there’s no guarantee it will be successful. If your horse does make it…

8 months ago

Scratch That: All About Common Horse Skin Conditions

Believe it or not, skin is the body’s largest organ, so it makes sense that untreated skin funk can make…

10 months ago

The Retiree’s Workout Regimen: How to Exercise Your Senior Horse

The day may come when it’s time to retire your senior horse from riding, perhaps due to arthritis or an…

11 months ago

Project Rehab: Feral Ponies

It was obvious that the two little feral ponies wanted absolutely nothing to do with humans. They huddled together at…

1 year ago

A Lesson in Humility

The following story from our Vet Adventures columnist showcases lessons learned by a pre-vet student while doing ride-alongs with a…

1 year ago

Equine Veterinarians Leaving Vet Med

Veterinary medicine has many unique characteristics that make it both a rewarding and challenging profession. However, in the past 15…

1 year ago

Equine Animal Communicators Listening to Horses

When the performance of one of her horses began to slip, rider and trainer Sue Lyman called in an equine…

1 year ago