Dr. Steve Higgins of the University of Kentucky optimizes daily barn tasks for efficiency, cost savings, and environmental soundness.
Remember these three core biosecurity steps to help keep your horses as well as your fellow competitors’ horses healthy.
We often think our horses are safe when tucked in the barn … but think again. Here, veterinarians share common causes of equine injuries that lurk in most barns.
French researchers found that horses stalled with enrichments, such as forage, windows, and toys, still exhibited signs of stress and depression associated with confinement.
Study results revealed that box stalls have much higher concentrations of potentially disease-causing pathogens in the air compared to run-in sheds.
Veterinarians often prescribe medications to control acute and chronic clinical signs of disease, along with recommending environmental changes to limit asthmatic horses’ exposure to inhaled allergens. What do owners think of these sometimes time-consuming and expensive suggestions?
In search of a new type of bedding for your horse? Check out these different options.
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