EQUINE MICROCHIP FACTS
What you should know about equine microchips.
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HURRICANE PREPARATION TIPS FOR HORSE OWNERS
Should you go or should you stay? Whenever circular cloudpatterns start generating hurricane force winds along the Gulfand Eastern shores of the United States, horse and livestockowners are faced with deciding whether to ride out the stormin place or load...
CLOSTRIDIAL MYONECROSIS IN HORSES
Clostridial myonecrosis is a rapidly progressive necrosis of muscle. Clostridial refers to bacteria from the genus Clostridium. Myonecrosis refers to death of living muscle tissue. Clostridial myonecrosis is a rapidly progressive necrosis of muscle. Clostridial refers to bacteria from the genus Clostridium. Myonecrosis refers...
Hoof abscesses occur when bacteria get trapped between the sensitive laminae (the tissue layer that bonds the hoof capsule to the coffin bone) and the hoof wall or sole. The bacteria create exudate (pus), which builds up and creates pressure...
UNDERSTANDING THE PREPURCHASE EXAM
The search is over: You’ve finally found the horse of your dreams. But before you sign the sales contract and load him onto the first trailer headed home, protect yourself with a prepurchase exam. By Sushil Dulai Wenholz originally published on...
10 MOST POISONOUS PLANTS FOR HORSES
Of the hundreds of toxic plants in North America, only a handful are likely to bring serious harm to horses. Here are the ones most dangerous to horses in the United States. Take a stroll through any pasture, and there...
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