Horse Health

Winter is almost here, and that means that the grass in your horse’s pasture is almost gone, if not completely depleted already. Most horses require supplemental forage for at least part of the year, and for most, that comes in...
  In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: I have a young horse that had a locked stifle. It happened twice so far, once when she was 2 years old and the...
From Equine Guelph With winter around the corner, now is the time for a dental check-up and nutritional status assessment, especially for older horses. Compared to spring and summer, horses burn significantly more calories through fall and winter simply to...
  The threat of deadly equine diseases like West Nile and rabies is closer than you think. Don’t leave your horse exposed. Help protect him with annual vaccinations against the five core equine diseases: Eastern and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis Eastern equine encephalomyelitis...
In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: I love giving my horse special treats, so I was wondering what kind of fruits and vegetables are safe to feed your horse? A: You...

What’s Supp?

Your horse means everything to you, and you want him to be healthy and perform his best. If you feel your horse has a physical issue that could be improved through a dietary supplement, a little research can mean...
  Cushing’s disease is a complex and yet relatively common condition in horses. While it does require medical intervention, this disease is not a death sentence, and horses with Cushing’s disease can continue leading a happy, productive life long after...
In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: What are some signs that your horse needs to retire? What type of life style can you create for a retired horse if you...
In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet.   Q: As you may know there are these treats with sugary foods on them that have been in high demand lately. These treats have things...
Everyone has their own horse-grooming routine. Favorite brush, mane conditioner, bathing ritual—you name it. There are many right ways to groom, but some myths linger in the barn aisles when it comes to specifics. Let’s shed some light on...
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