First-Aid

Ode to Icing

by Bob Avila Learn how taking the time to ice your horse’s legs can help keep him sound—and save you vet bills! Read More


To Do This Month: Grazing, Insects, and Maintenance

This month, gear up for summer the right way by gradually altering your horse's feed schedule and stepping up your horse-health maintenance game. Read More


Thunder? Take Cover!

April showers can mean thunder, which means lightning—a serious danger to you and your horse. Here’s what to do if you’re caught in a booming storm. Read More


Check That Digital Pulse

Learn to check your horse's digital pulse so you can catch inflammation as it starts and prevent a condition from worsening. Read More


Inject, Don't Infect!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Our step-by-step guide will help you safely prepare an injection for your horse. Read More


Trail Terrors, Part 6: Wounds

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Veterinarian Barb Crabbe lists what to do when your horse is wounded on the trail. Read More


Vet Call 911

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn about the 10 most common horse emergencies—and when it’s time to call for a lights-and-siren response from your vet…or not. Read More


Editor's Pick: Veterinary Care for the Perfect Horse

by Alexis Bennett Can you tell the difference between a healthy horse and one that’s not quite right? A comprehensive understanding of proper horse care and maintenance will help you ensure that your horse is happy and in tip-top shape. Read our October 2014 Editor's Pick. Read More


The School of Odd Vet Cases

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Think you’ve seen it all? Just wait until you hear about the unusual things I’ve encountered in my equine veterinary practice—and what you can learn from them. Read More


Cushing's Disease in Horses

by Jennifer von Geldern Jennifer von Geldern and Cavalier. Sometimes solving a medical problem is like solving a puzzle. That was certainly the case for my 21-year-old grade gelding, Cavalier, and me. After a routine vaccination Read More


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