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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 it doesn’t seem to bother them, its mere presence means something isn’t right. You don’t want to call the vet for every minor thing, but you ...

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 him when he made the fateful decision to transform his cattle farm — a place where animals were raised only to be slaughtered — into the Farmhouse Garden Anim...

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...

7 Things You Should Know About Horse Teeth

You may know that your vet needs to periodically “float” your horse’s teeth, but do you know w...

80+ Horses At Beloved Nonprofit Contract Contagious Disease

An outbreak of equine Strangles has made its way into the herd of horses and ponies at Westernaires...

5 Tips To Help Your Senior Horse Live The Best Possible Life

With advancements in veterinary medicine, horses are living into their late 20s and early 30s. But ...

7 Tips For Helping Your Horse Manage A Snake Bite

Did you know that 90% of snake bites (in the northern hemisphere) occur between April and October? D...

5 Things To Know About Transitioning Your Horse To Pasture

Spring is here! Time to turn out your horses to pasture, right? Not so fast. Transitioning your hors...

6 Common Causes Of Lameness In Horses

Lameness is a problem that will affect most horses at some point in their lives. Up to 90% of of lam...