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?
I own a 19-year-old gelding. He's obese and has an unusually long haircoat, which is new for him, as he is usually short-haired and dappled year-round; and he's drinking water like crazy. Any ideas to reduce obesity and curb thirst?
Big head disease, known formally as nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism, occurs because of dietary mineral imbalances.
My yearling Hanoverian eats hay and a few pounds of growth feed. Will this cause OCD?
Because outward signs mirror inflammatory severity, horse owners can employ specific management strategies to deal with heaves and determine immediately, sometimes within mere hours, if these tactics will provide relief to the horse.
Though cleft palate, or palatoschisis, is relatively rare in horses, the congenital defect ranks as the most common craniofacial abnormality.
With no cure for osteoarthritis, could curcumin—a natural, polyphenolic compound derived from the popular spice turmeric—be a saving grace?
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