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16 Facts About Horse Digestion Every Owner Needs To Know

Horses have very unique digestive systems. They are classified as non-ruminant herbivores which means they are a cross between a monogastric animal (like a dog or human) and a ruminant (like a cow or goat). For optimum health, horses should ideally be fed wit...

Important Bandaging Tips For Your Horse’s Limbs From Expert Veterinarians

Nearly every horse – whether its a prize-winning thoroughbred or a hardy mustang – will require a leg bandage or wrap of some kind during its lifetime. Leg wraps are commonly used to treat wounds as well as tendon and ligament injuries. They are a...

Your Horse’s Breed Could Predict His Colic Risk

Colic is one of the most common and frightening medical concerns horses face. Researchers from the ...

5 Reasons Your Horse May Be Moody & What You Can Do To Help

Much like humans, horses have their mood swings. Some days they are affectionate and eager to work,...

Innovative New Horse Shoes Help Prevent Hoof & Leg Injuries

Doesn’t it seem a bit strange that our horses have essentially been wearing the same clunky m...

Foal Gets Special Shoes To Help Him Learn To Walk

Susan and Robert Gilliland describe the newest addition to their family as a “blessing.”...

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 ...

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...

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...