Horses maintained primarily outdoors generally have healthier airways and a lower incidence of asthma than those kept predominantly in stables. When faced with stabling, what bedding best minimizes damage to respiratory tissues?
Botulism, the bad boy of the equine toxin world, can kill horses and foals swiftly. Review this list to learn how to prevent botulism and safeguard your steeds.
I am looking for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant support for help with nerve regeneration. Thoughts?
Recognizing the importance of measuring equine stress, and therefore welfare, one research group sought to improve understanding of chronic stress on horses.
What can I try on an aged gelding with loose stool and weight loss?
Should I feed omega-3s to my "heavey" pony every day or only when she's having a flare-up?
Inhaled corticosteroid anti-inflammatory drugs such as fluticasone and β2-agonists help horses during asthmatic flare-ups. According to a recent study, not only do these medications help with asthma, they also help reverse the detrimental changes in the actual structure of the airways.
After many years of work, researchers pinpointed hypoglycin A toxicity as the underlying cause of atypical myopathy. The next step in understanding this devastating disease involves identifying factors that can help predict an affected horse’s chance of survival so owners can make informed, appropriate treatment and management decisions.
My aged mare has Cushing's and a longstanding problem with loose manure. What can I do for her?
Researchers set out to discover the role of neutrophils, a particular type of white blood cell that is among the first to arrive at an infection site.
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