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Heat stress can affect any horse, but older horses and young ones, especially foals, are particularly vulnerable. • Photo by Soledad Lorieto via Unsplash

Is it Hot Enough for You?

If the heat is getting to you, chances are it's a lot harder on your horse. Knowing what to look for will help keep your horses safe during times like these.
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Health Matters: Understanding Pain

Taking good care of horses means being able to recognize when they're in pain, and understand how much pain they're feeling. Given they can't talk, that can be a difficult thing to do.
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Health Matters: Hidden Opportunities in the Current Times

A month ago, I could not have imagined the topic of this article. My inclination is to write about equine diseases that affect people in the horse industry, not the other way around. But, here we find ourselves dealing with a human health crisis that has had a profound effect within the horse industry. It […]
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Health Matters: Fatty Liver

All the hype and emphasis put on weight management in both people and horses is for good reason. Not liking it or trying to hide from it does us and our horses no favors. Over the last few years, some very practical information has been published and medications developed for the management of hormone-dependent obesity in […]