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Protecting your horse against this deadly disease is crucial.Recently we have had several requests from clients regarding a rabies titer as an alternative to annual...

Tapes can quietly pose serious problems for your horse.Tapeworms have been implicated in several forms of colic, including spasmodic colic, impaction colic, and intussusception, a...

Clean your horse’s sheath to help keep him comfortable.There are many good reasons why your horse’s sheath should be cleaned and examined once a year....

Decision MakingThe decision to end a life should never be made without careful consideration. Unfortunately, some common equine emergency situations leave little time for consideration...

Inspect your trailer thoroughly, inside and out.Now that the summer show and event season has come to an end, it’s time to think beyond clean...

When is a high temperature not a fever?What would you think was wrong with a horse that has been in a stall all night, refuses...

This high-fiber feed may be the answer to your horse’s dietary needs.Midwinter is often the time we start to receive calls about nutrition. Clients are...

Stethoscope (easiest and most reliable way to assess heart rate, also handy for listening for intestinal motility in colic situations)Thermometer (mercury or digital—available at pharmacies...

Those of you who have owned horses with arthritis may be familiar with the term “bone spur.” Or perhaps you had a prepurchase examination performed...