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How to assess your senior horse’s quality of life and know when it’s time to let go.
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by Michelle N. Anderson, TheHorse.com Digital Managing Editor | Oct 26, 2020
Dr. Amanda Adams of the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, describes her senior horse research, which focuses on EMS, PPID, and immune system health.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Sep 14, 2020
Is it okay for my horse to eat leaves that have fallen from trees in his pasture?
by University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment | Aug 29, 2020
Mares in good body condition have a reservoir of stored fat that can be used during cold winter weather.
by Erin Denney-Jones, DVM | Aug 16, 2020
Our veterinarian says there are many factors owners should consider when deciding whether to use a fly sheet in hot, humid weather.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Aug 10, 2020
How do you ensure a horse that’s reluctant to use his salt block and refuses to eat loose salt in his ration is getting enough?
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Aug 6, 2020
Learn how your horse’s internal thermostat works in extreme heat and ways to keep him cool in this article excerpt from the August 2020 issue of The Horse.
by Jeanette "Jay" Mero, DVM | Jul 24, 2020
Horses with Cushing’s have a harder time regulating their body temperature and often sport longer coats. Dr. Jeanette Mero has recommendations for keeping those horses comfortable.
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Jul 20, 2020
A horse in Arizona is low-energy and losing weight in the summer heat. Find out what might help.
by Multiple Authors | Jul 19, 2020
Know your common fly species, the diseases they transmit, and ways to deter them from your property.
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Jul 13, 2020
Physiological stress can be an important equine welfare issue. Here’s what you should know.
by Jordan Lewis, DVM | Jun 26, 2020
An owner seeks advice on managing a senior horse with Cushing’s disease during a heat wave.
by Wendy Krebs, DVM | Jun 22, 2020
Remember these pointers to help ensure your summer riding season is fun and safe.