Salmonella in Horses (and Dogs)

December, 2023 \ by Sophie Dorsch

Published: October 2020 | Updated: December 2023 **Warning**: The nature of this article is pretty nasty. Proceed with caution (and not before you eat a meal!).  You’ve probably heard about...

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Connecting gut health and insulin resistance in horses

February, 2021 \ by Sophie Dorsch

On a personal note, this subject is particularly important to me because I have been fortunate to have had many opportunities to care for insulin resistant horses on nutritional research...

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Should You Be Worried About Blister Beetles in Hay?

October, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Did you know that a small bug, just 4 to 6 grams in size, can be potentially deadly to your ~1000-pound horse? (1). This insect, known as the Blister Beetle,...

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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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Choke in Horses: What, Why, How

September, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers Collaborator

When you hear the word “choke” you may immediately think of the inability to breathe, like when a human is choking.  However, in horses, choke is a blockage of the...

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