Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome is a type of stereotypy like cribbing, weaving, stall-walking or lip-flapping, generally associated with compromised welfare
Miniature horses are built exactly like their full-sized fellow equines, but along with their small stature come some unique health problems.
Equine Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID), is a better definition for the endocrine disorder commonly known as Cushing’s syndrome.
Massage therapy is an effective method to optimize overall muscle health for horses of all levels and careers, better enabling the horse to move freely.
Veterinarian Ali Miletic warns horse owners to use caution when deworming horses because certain products can be poisonous to other pets.
All horses are susceptible to ligament and tendon injuries. Those with athletic careers are at a higher risk due to the extra force put on their legs daily
Horse show steward Jan Stephens reviews the Concussion Protocol introduced and implemented by Equestrian Canada in 2017, along with recent concussion stats.
Dr. Ali Miletic examines how and when the human medicine approach to treating injuries through the RICE protocol is effective in horses.
Studies in horses have shown a relationship between insulin resistance and hypertension, high blood pressure, similar to humans.
Some of the less-conventional therapies described in this article are newer, while others, although centuries-old, are now gaining traction.