Hives & Skin Allergies

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Preventing Sweet Itch in Show Horses

An equine dermatology expert explains how you can manage and prevent insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) in riding horses during prime competition (and IBH) season.

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Common Causes of Hives in Horses

Hives can be caused by environmental factors including warm and wet weather. Learn how to determine what triggers your horse’s hives and how to manage them.

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What To Do About the Itchy Horse

Managing the Itchy Pony

One expert explains what might cause extreme itchiness in ponies (and horses) and how your veterinarian can diagnose and treat it.

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Sweet Itch: Itching for a Cure

There’s nothing appealing about this seasonal skin condition. Here’s what experts know about managing, treating, and preventing sweet itch in horses.

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Sport Horse Skin Issues

Horse show environments can put sport horses at risk for developing skin problems. Learn what causes common skin issues and how to return horses to top form.

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Managing Horses With Hives

Experts share the causes of and treatment options and prevention strategies for this uncomfortable skin reaction in this article from the Summer 2023 issue of The Horse.

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