Clinical signs of rabies in horses can take up to 12 weeks to appear after the initial infection. Once clinical signs appear, rabies is fatal.
Some horses are reluctant to drink water while they’re away from their home barn. This can cause a multitude of problems.
Dr. Sharon Spier reports that two veterinarians in the Okanagan Valley region of B.C. have seen a number of recent cases of pigeon fever.
A hot, humid day. One rider, one horse. Both are exercising at a moderate level, but who is more likely to overheat? Your horse gets hotter much faster.
In horses, one of the most common and better-recognized regenerative medicine techniques is using stem cells to promote regrowth of various body tissues.
Can older horses be affected by senility or dementia, similar to elderly humans? Surprisingly, there has been very little medical research in this area.
Like people, horses can experience allergic reactions or side effects from a wide variety of substances or drug combinations, some quite serious.