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

Horse Health by the Season

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Winter, spring, summer, or fall…all you’ve got to do is remember what your horse needs to stay healthy. Our seasonal guide will help you. Read More

'Old Horse' Quiz

Identify changes in your horse's health as he ages. This 20-question quiz from Equine Guelph helps you understand general management, hoof care, nutrition, dental care, and diseases and disorders in the senior horse. Read More

Your Horse's Health Team

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Gone are the days when your local vet took care of all your horse’s health needs. Learn why specialized care has taken an important role, and which 5 specialties are most likely to be ones your horse will need. Read More

Winter-Weather Prep

Are you ready for winter? Cross these three items off your winter-weather prep checklist to ensure that your horse is ready to face less-than-ideal weather before it hits. Read More

Flu Fight

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Equine flu is a bigger threat to your horse’s health than you may know. Guard him by knowing the facts. Read More

Own the Perfect Patient

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Teach your horse seven essential skills that will put him right on top of your vet’s ‘favorite patient’ list. 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

Give Shots With Confidence

If you’ve got a horse who needs daily injections during an illness, try these tips for your horse’s comfort and your confidence. Read More

To Do This Month: Baby Safety, Health Exams, Trailer Check

Check these items off your to-do list to put your best foot forward in March so you can focus on riding instead of chores when riding weather hits. Read More

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