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New Hope For The Treatment And Prevention Of Laminitis

Laminitis is a debilitating disease that affects the tissue that connects hoof to bone. In the most severe cases, euthanasia is the only humane treatment. What can you do to prevent laminitis, and what treatments are available if your horse does develop lamini...

Study Helps Horse Owners Recognize The Facial Expressions Of Pain

90% of horses will be affected by lameness at some point. Experienced equestrians know the signs to watch for: a hitching gait; short, uneven stride; or hesitation during riding can all be tip-offs that your horse is in pain. But what if there was a way for o...

Program Pairs Prison Inmates With Retired Race Horses

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is an innovative program that provides second chances to pri...

New Research Facility Promises Innovative Treatments For Pets & People

On June 2, 2017, Colorado State University will break ground on their newest state-of-the-art resear...

6 Tips For Improving Your Horse’s Coat, Mane, And Tail

Does your horse have a dull coat, a short mane, or a wispy tail? Part of it may be genetics, but the...

Learn To Style Your Horse’s Mane With These 6 Popular Designs

Do you ever look at a show horse’s mane and wonder how certain looks were accomplished? Some style...

4 Common Equine Skin Conditions & What To Do About Them

Finding a strange lump, bump, or bald spot on your horse’s skin is always concerning. Even if...

Farmer’s Uncanny Intuition Leads Him To Horses In Peril

Sometimes, Mike Lanigan swears the universe is trying to have a word with him. Maybe it spoke to hi...

The 10 Most Toxic Plants To North American Horses

There are hundreds of poisonous plants growing wild in North America. Luckily horses are pretty dis...

The 5 Most Common Types Of Cancer In Horses

Nobody wants to think about their equine friend getting cancer, but it is something that many horse...