When Horse Transport Goes Wrong

October, 2020 \ by Casie Bazay

There’s no doubt that hauling experiences can be stressful for a horse. In fact, studies show that horses undergoing transport are more likely to develop gastric ulcers as well as...

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Expectations for Horse Colic Surgery

October, 2020 \ by Casie Bazay

The “C word” has been known to strike fear in the heart of many a horse owner, and not without cause. It’s the number one medical killer of horses, not...

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Bran Mash for Horses: Friend or Foe?

September, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

I can remember as a kid making a large batch of bran mash filled with carrots and apples for the horses during the barn Christmas party so they could celebrate...

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The Many Faces of Horse Colic: From Enteroliths to Twisted Intestines

September, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Takeaways: Causes of horse abdominal pain range from intestinal twists to blockages to infections. The equine GI tract is large and complex and suspended within the abdomen from single...

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When Something is Off: First Signs of Colic in Horses

September, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Points: Colic is a general term for abdominal pain that can result from any number of things. Subtle symptoms of colic in horses include flank watching, stretching out as...

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Equine Dental Health and Probiotics? The Surprising Connection

August, 2020 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Did you know that seeing the dentist is just as important for our horses as it is for us? It’s true, but not necessarily for the same reasons. While horses...

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