Widespread overuse in human and veterinary medicine has led to a precipitous decline in their effectiveness due to antimicrobial resistance.
This exclusive excerpt from 'Equine Lameness for the Layman', by Bob Grisel, DVM, describes the difference between primary and secondary lameness.
Abundant in fresh pasture, this important antioxidant vitamin must generally be supplemented in Canada, especially during the winter months.
You wouldn't buy a product from the feed store without a nutritional information label, so why do we gamble with hay?
How to securely wrap a hoof abscess, heel wound, or coronary band injury – and how to keep it clean and dry.
Extreme weather impacting pasture and hay availability or various health issues can necessitate forage alternatives in a horse’s diet.
Breeding within a closed book can propagate genes associated with disease and even remove beneficial genes from the population.
A new intrauterine device for mares displaying extreme or dangerous behaviour during estrus is showing promising results.
The modified procedure is quicker, less invasive, and some clients reported horses back in full training as soon as four months later.
Disease lockdowns are a horse owner's worst nightmare; just ask Tessa Laughton, whose Puslinch farm is slowly emerging from some very dark months.