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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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Insect Bite Hypersensitivity in Horses

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.

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IBH Horses Could Be At Risk for Equine Asthma

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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Farm & Barn: Smart Insect Control Strategies, April 2021

Smart Insect Control Strategies

Insects don’t just harass your horse—their bites can cause welts and rashes, lead to insect bite hypersensitivity, and even transmit diseases. Download this free report to learn about smart insect control strategies you can use to keep your horse comfortable.

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Safe and Smart Horse Camping

Camping is all about simplicity and going back to nature, but adding horses to the picture means you must make many more considerations. Our sources shared their top tips for getting ready to go horse camping.

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