A new year might be approaching, but there’s still time to take a look back at the videos on a vast array of topics featured this year on TheHorse.com. Which were the most viewed? We’ve tallied the results and compiled a list of the 10 most viewed videos in 2018.
Horse Wounds Part 1: Types and Assessment—Punctures, lacerations, abrasions, and avulsions, oh my! Learn about the different types of horse wounds.
Is the Hoof Smart? Adaptability of the Equine Foot—Debra Taylor, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, describes the visual exam of a healthy hoof and how horses’ feet can change in response to external factors. Learn about palmar angle, heel pain, and more, plus see 3-D modeling of healthy and unhealthy hooves.
5 Things You Need to Know: Snake Bites and Horses—Learn from a critical-care veterinarian what you should do if you suspect a snake has bitten your horse.
What’s Your Horse’s Body Condition Score?—Regular body condition scoring helps you keep your horse in good health. Learn how to check your horse’s body condition score.
How to Measure Your Horse (to Estimate His Weight)—Learn how to properly measure your horse’s weight with Roberta Dwyer, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVPM.
Equine Glandular Gastric Disease—What do we actually know? Dr. Hoyt Cheramie covers anatomy, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of horses with glandular gastric ulcers.
Feeding the Sick Horse—Dr. Ginger Rich discusses feeding practices for horses with ulcers, respiratory disease, laminitis, and more.
How to Check Your Horse’s Pulse—Being able to describe your horse’s vital signs to your vet can be a life-saver during an emergency. A veterinarian demonstrates how to check your horse’s pulse.
How Your Horse Sees—Dr. Sharon Spier explains horses’ vision; what a horse sees in a collected frame, equine night vision, how blind spots affect the approach to jumps, and much more.
Caring for the Senior Horse—Nutrition, dental care, exercise, and age-related diseases can all become issues for horses as they age. In this webcast, Dr. Dianne McFarlane offers suggestions on how to best manage and care for senior horses.