Help! My Horse Won’t Stop Rubbing His Tail
Horses rub their tails for a variety of reasons ranging from dermatitis to parasite infection. Dr. Aja Harvey of B.W. Furlong and Associates addresses these causes and more, as well as what horse owners can do to help eliminate hair loss from tail rubbing in this excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live podcast episode, “Managing the Itchy Horse.”
About the Expert:
Aja Harvey, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, is an associate veterinarian and internal medicine specialist at BW Furlong and Associates in Oldwick, New Jersey. She graduated from Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and then went on to complete a rotating surgical and medicine internship at Louisiana State University. Afterward, she was accepted to Texas A&M University as one of their large animal internal medicine residents and completed the program in 2018. Her areas of interest are infectious disease, gastrointestinal disorders, neonatal care, neurology, and ultrasound.
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