Diarrhea is a real concern starting just after birth and lasting up to five months of age. In young foals, diarrhea can be harmless (such as foal heat diarrhea) but can become fatal without intervention.
Just like humans, cats, and dogs, horses can also suffer from allergies. Allergic reactions can occur in response to insects, medications, food, and environmental factors. An allergic reaction can look like a breakout of hives, rashes, itching, and/or hair loss. If your horse is allergic to something that was inhaled, your horse may start coughing, […]
Fall is a good time to add equine vaccination and deworming to your to-do list. Our Equine Field Service’s equine vaccination guidelines can help horse owners determine which vaccination schedule is right for their horse. Core horse vaccines Ideally, all horses in a herd should be on the same vaccination and deworming schedule. This helps […]
Vesicular stomatitis is a viral infection that can cause disease in a broad range of animals, primarily horses, cattle, and pigs.
There are important management decisions that will need to be made to ensure your equine friend will stay happy and healthy for years to come.
Proper care of a horse’s teeth is important for proper digestion of feed. This is critical to maintaining healthy body condition, as well as to reduce the risk of choke and colic.
Primary considerations in horse blanketing are hair coat and environmental temperature. Here is some information that will assist you in making the right blanketing decision for your horse.