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Horse show habits and environments can put a horse at risk for developing a variety of skin problems. Learn what causes the common skin issues sport horses might develop and how to return them to top form.
The key to keeping your allergy-prone horse comfortable is figuring out the causes of his reactions and avoiding them. Learn more about allergic reactions in horses with this step-by-step visual guide. Sponsored by Kinetic Vet.
Insect bite hypersensitivity is a lifelong condition, and affected horses will always need management and/or therapy. But often a patient can be clinical-sign-free with low exposure to inciting antigens.
If you’ve got a horse with insect bite hypersensitivity, midges might not be your only problem. Researchers found that IBH horses are more likely to develop allergic reactions elsewhere—specifically, in the breathing passages.
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