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Cushing’s Syndrome

An unshed winter coat may herald the onset of this debilitating disease...

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Why Vaccinate?

Find out what vaccinations are necessary and which ones are optional for your circumstances....

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Health Q&A: Maggots for Horse Wounds

Q: I have heard recently that maggots can help heal horse wounds. Is this true?...

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What is Sinusitis?

Find out how to identify and treat sinusitis. ...

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An Ounce of Prevention – Biosecurity for the Thoroughbred Industry

Preventing and managing disease outbreaks at the home farm and track...

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The Gentle Touch

Learn how to give your horse a really great back rub, from registered equine massage therapist, Lindsay Day....

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Equine Osteoarthritis

The realities of this crippling disease, and what the future may hold for sufferers...

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Lumps, Bumps and Shocking Developments

Shortly after your horse has his annual vaccinations, you notice a lump at the injection site. You apply a new fly spray to deter the summer pests from lunching on your friend, and a series of small bumps begin to appear. Your horse has an infection ...

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Equine Osteoarthritis

Learn about the realities of the disease and what the future may hold for those who suffer from it...

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How do I get my picky horse to drink water while travelling?

Some horses are reluctant to drink water while they're away from their home barn. This can cause a multitude of problems - not the least of which include dehydration, heat stroke, colic, etc. Here are a few suggestions for making water more palatable...

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