Why do horses get nose bleeds? And more about EIPH in horses

November, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Depending on which part of the equine industry you focus on, you may be very familiar with “bleeders” or you may have never heard of them before.  Most common in...

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Creating Resilient Performance Horses

November, 2020 \ by Casie Bazay

Key Takeaways: Performance horses have a higher risk of incurring injury or developing certain medical conditions due to the physiological and physical stressors induced by work or training. The most...

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How to Know Which Diagnostic Imaging Technique to Use

October, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

When it comes to animal health, there are many different diagnostic technologies utilized to help assess various conditions. However, when you have a sick or injured animal and have to...

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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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Does My Horse Need Electrolytes?

September, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Electrolytes are common and we hear about them frequently (especially in the summer!), but what are they really?  Briefly, electrolytes are minerals in the body which help maintain fluid balance...

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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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