Barb Crabbe, DVM

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Is Your Horse Hurting?

How do you know if your horse is hurting? This tool can shed light on if your horse is in pain or discomfort, and how you can help.
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These Are the Risks Mosquitoes Pose to Your Horse

From bites to transmitting deadly diseases, don't let mosquitoes pose a threat to your horse - educate yourself and take action today.
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Discovering the Hidden World of Barn Flies

Know your enemy. We're buzzing with information about barn flies that will help you understand them a bit better.
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Moody Mare? We've Got Advice

Is your mare perfect one day and difficult the next? If so, you’re not alone. Learn steps that you can take to help manage your mare’s moods.
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How to Take Your Horse's Digital Pulse

First Aid: A simple four-step method for finding your horse's pulse at the fetlock joint.
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Understanding and Treating Horse Heaves

Recurrent Airway Obstruction, commonly known as heaves and previously referred to as COPD, is the most prevalent lung disease seen in horses.
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To Boot or Not To Boot?

Learn the pros and cons of exercise boots, and how you can decide when you should (or shouldn’t!) use them on your horse.
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Equine Dentistry Through the Ages

Learn why thorough dental examinations should begin at birth—and how advanced dental treatments can be important for your horse's health.
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Are You Giving Your Horse Too Many Antibiotics?

Antibiotic resistance has been named one of the biggest threats to global health. Learn what you can do to make a difference.
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How Happy Is Your Horse?

Your horse works hard. But is he happy? Learn to recognize subtle signs of stress your horse might be sending your direction.
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What You Need to Know About Equine Asthma

Is your horse’s cough a sign of something more? Learn what steps you should take to protect his respiratory health.
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Prepare Your Horse for a Long Haul

Before you hit the road for a lengthy trip, get answers to the 10 questions I’m most often asked about trailering horses long distances.
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Deworming Strategies

Careful parasite assessment and a five-day deworming treatment may help a thin mare gain weight.
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Feed Wisely: 5 Rules

Feeding for good health doesn’t have to be complicated. Just follow these simple rules.
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Advances in Vaccines

Learn how advanced technologies are making vaccinations safer and more effective than ever before.
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