Any horse can get rain rot, but horses with compromised immune systems from systemic disease or malnutrition are most likely to be affected. Learn how to prevent and treat this frustrating skin condition.Read More
Heather Farmer, DVM
Owner of Equine Performance Veterinary Practice.
Articles by Heather Farmer, DVM
Posted by Heather Farmer, DVM | Oct 6, 2018 | Basic Care, Dental Problems, Diagnosing Lameness, Diseases and Conditions, Horse Care, Lameness, More Diseases & Conditions, Sports Medicine, Vaccinations, Vital Signs & Physical Exam, Working With a Veterinarian
Fall is a great time of year to have your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse, including but not limited to a physical exam, an oral exam, vaccinations, and/or a lameness exam.Read More
The old adage “No Hoof, No Horse” has never been truer than in this day and age. Balancing your horse’s feet has become more of a factor in promoting good performance and long-term soundness. The optimum balance comes as the horse’s weight is distributed equally over his foot.Read More