Is Lyme disease a real affliction causing unusual lameness, poor performance, low-grade fever, and behavior changes, or is it a convenient catch-all diagnosis when there’s no clear cause of nebulous clinical signs?
The term “inflammatory bowel disease,” or IBD, refers to a cluster of conditions resulting in inflammation of the intestine and thickened intestinal walls.
My horse was diagnosed with PSSM years ago, and I've managed the disorder through diet. He is now being treated for Cushing's syndrome as well. His appetite has dwindled to next to nothing. What can I do?
According to experts, both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the development of osteochondrosis (OC), one of the most prominent developmental orthopedic disorders in horses.
Veterinary researchers now believe that equine grass sickness results from the overgrowth of Clostridium botulinum type C in the large intestine.
How can I best feed my gelding with PSSM?
Occasionally, and often inexplicably, a horse will lose its ability to sweat, a condition known as anhidrosis. As with humans, sweating among horses is key to thermoregulation, so anhidrotic horses pose significant challenges for their owners.
Am I doing all I can for my insulin resistant gelding?
My aged gelding is thin and has occasional bouts with midline dermatitis. Can you offer any suggestions?
Can feeding alfalfa hay to a senior horse create kidney problems and excessive urination?
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