After a day of turnout, your horse comes in with a few scrapes on his legs.
Have you ever walked into the barn to hear a strange grunting noise coming from one of the stalls? Do you know a horse who’s slowly eating through the fencing, his feed buckets, his stall doors
Worms are a huge problem in horses. If present long enough, worms can damage a horse’s internal organs and intestinal lining, result in a dull coat and poor nutrition, and cause weight loss and muscle wasting in addition to many other symptoms
Knowing how to take your horse’s vital signs is imperative in an emergency, and it’s a skill that you should practice ahead of time. Although there’s a range of vital signs considered “normal” for a horse, it’s important to establish a base line so that you know what’s normal for your individual horse. Temperature A horse’s temperature is typically between 99 and 101 degrees Fahrenheit.
Tuesday, February 05 2013 by Editor
In case you missed Part 1 , Jennifer Smallwood, DVM, recently sat down with us to talk about the vital information a breeder should know. Dr. Smallwood received her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University, and graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.