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TheHorse.com presents: Staying Sane on Stall Rest

Certain equine injuries and illnesses—such as tendon and ligament strains, bone fractures, and laminitis, to name just a few—typically benefit from stall rest as they heal.  This comes with its own set of challenges: digestive upset from diet and routine changes, gastric ulcers from stress and feeding schedules, and respiratory issues from dusty bedding or […]

Merck Animal Health; EPM: The Master of Disguise

Merck Animal Health; EPM: The Master of Disguise

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is often referred to as the “master of disguise” because it can look like many other neurological diseases or even obscure lameness. This is why it is critical to have your veterinarian conduct a thorough physical and neurological exam and appropriate diagnostic work up to confirm EPM. Treating without a diagnosis […]

Developing the Sport Horse: Part 2 The Importance of Hydration

Developing the Sport Horse:  Part 2  The Importance of Hydration

Today’s blog post was reprinted with permission from Equine Guelph, the horse owners’ and care givers’ Centre at the University of Guelph. Part 1 of Developing the Sport Horse was printed in the new Winter edition of the Pony Club News Magazine. For more information visit, www. EquineGuelph.ca. As we move through the height of […]

 
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