Four Potential Horse Emergencies and How to Respond to Them
Here are four common horse health emergencies you may encounter and advice from the experts at Zoetis Equine on what actions to take until your veterinarian arrives.
Taking Your Horse’s Vital Signs
Do you know how to take your horse's temperature, pulse, and respiration (TPR)? This is especially important for monitoring the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. Learn the steps to taking TPR and just how much insight they can give on your horse.
Biosecurity: Trusted Protection, Fast Detection
Biosecurity is one of the most important aspects of taking care of horses. Learn some tips from the experts at Zoetis how you can help protect your horse and the other horses around it through practicing good biosecurity.
Exercising Safely in Heat for Horses & Humans
With summer in full swing, here are some good tips from the USPC Safety Committee to remember when riding and working in the heat.
Feeding Recommendations for Metabolic Conditions
Advice from the experts at Triple Crown Feed to manage your horse's metabolic condition, including insulin resistance, Cushing's disease, and laminitis.
Hay Alternatives & High Fiber Options
This summer’s drought has been devastating to our pastures, reducing hay crops and posing potentially serious horse care management challenges. In general, horses need to consume 1-2% of their body weight in hay every day. Poor pasture quality and quantity can mean fewer calories and nutrients in the hay being harvested, hay shortages and higher costs, so we need to be prepared with good quality fiber alternatives, especially when looking toward the winter months. Luckily, a variety of forage and high fiber options can help.
Equine Respiratory Health Tips
A Pony Club vet offers advice on equine respiratory health, with eight simple things you can do to keep your horse's lungs healthy.
Winter Health Hazards for Horses
A Pony Club vet's advice to keep your horse healthy this winter, whatever the weather brings.
Winter is Coming: Is Your Feeding Program Ready?
As cool weather approaches, now is the time to start thinking about the changes you may need to make to your horse’s feeding program.