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.
Last year was bizarre, but Justin High, DVM, and staff have found 2021 to be something else -- busy!
For so many people, having a mare pregnancy checked via ultrasound is a black box that few truly understand.
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.
The thought of 2021 has been on the collective minds of us all for many months now and we are finally here. I cannot think of a more anticipated “do-over” since I was a kid playing wiffle ball, but now we are adults – with horses.
As the weather heats up and the land dries out from whatever spring rain you did or did not get, be careful to stop and listen when you go visit the broodmare pasture.
As a follow-up to last month’s column about the condition of cryptorchidism in young stallions, this month we will look at your options for treatment. The saying goes that sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease, but I would say the opposite is the case for cryptorchidism. You may not have had the […]
I have a theory that states the size of a stallion’s testicles is inversely proportional to their “undesirable” behavior. Stated another way, the smaller the testicles, the more the attitude; the larger the testicles, the calmer-minded the stallion. Over 20 years of equine veterinary medicine, I have found this to be true of horses and […]
EQUIOXX® (firocoxib) tablets received FDA approval in July, and now this new 57mg chewable tablet formulation of the only equine coxib non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is available for purchase with a prescription.
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center has developed a novel test to determine the likelihood of a long-term equine arteritis virus carrier state in stallions.