My gelding has been diagnosed with both Cushing's and laminitis. On top of these health concerns, he's too fat. Can you review his diet?
Approximately one in seven horses will be diagnosed with Cushing's Disease, so a working knowledge of signs indicative of the disease is useful, especially if you're handling an aging population of horses.
What type of nutritional restrictions are necessary for a horse with chronic laminitis? Because horses are foragers by nature, choosing the best grazing option requires thoughtful consideration.
Viral diseases of horses, especially those that cause neurologic signs such as changes in behavior, incoordination, and muscle tremors, can have earth-shattering consequences.
Atypical myopathy, also referred to as seasonal pasture myopathy, is a condition caused by the ingestion of the toxin hypoglycin A.
Ringbone, an osteoarthritic condition characterized by degeneration of joint cartilage and formation of abnormal bone, affects horses differently.
Though not a threat in some major horse-producing countries, including the United States, worldwide cases of the infectious disease glanders in horses are on the rise.
Recent research in several countries suggests that infection with Giardia, known as giardiasis, is more common than we think, putting young foals and their human handlers at risk.
Photosensitization is the incapacity of the body to react to sunlight normally and typically manifests as swelling and inflammation of the skin.
The intravenous glucose tolerance test (IVGTT) remains a gold standard tool for diagnosis of insulin resistance, a component of equine metabolic syndrome, in horses.
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