Top 10 Blood Tests

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn what blood tests are most meaningful to your veterinarian—and what basic lab work will (or won’t) tell you about your horse’s health. Read More


Cutting-Edge Cures

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Could one of the new regenerative therapies heal your horse’s soft-tissue injury? Get your answers here. Read More


Genetic Testing: Black, White, or Shades of Gray?

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn details about five-panel genetic testing and its positive influence on breeding decisions. Read More


The Equine 401(k)

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Do you have a plan for your horse’s retirement? Follow my tips for easing your horse out of work during his golden years. Read More


Image That!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn how high-tech imaging options can take the mystery out of your horse’s foot-related lameness. Read More


She’s an Angel… She’s a Devil… She’s a Mare!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Is your mare perfect one day and a demon the next? If so, you’re not alone. Learn steps that you can take to help manage your mare’s moods. Read More


Pain in the Neck

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Problems in your horse’s neck can cause a wide range of confusing signs. These steps will help you sort things out. Read More


What's the Buzz?

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Mosquitos may buzz, bite, and bother, but did you know they also spread life-threatening disease? Learn about the health risks mosquitos pose to your horse, and how to control the pesky beasts. Read More


Things That Go Bump!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Everyone around you has opinions about your horse’s hives. H&R’s contributing veterinarian debunks common myths about this condition. Read More


The Lame Horse: Back to Basics

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Is your horse lame? Confused and frustrated by the proliferation of diagnostic tools and treatment options available today? Relax. We’ll show you how good, old-fashioned horsemanship may still be the most important part of his recovery plan. Read More


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