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Feeding hay before loading your horse on the trailer can help prevent gastric ulcers from developing during long-haul travel.Read More
Prebiotic Reduces Leaky Gut Syndrome in Horses Under Stress
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by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | Mar 31, 2023
Many situations horses encounter cause them to endure chronic stress with associated changes to health and behavior. Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue of The Horse!Read More
Types of Equine Respiratory Disease
by Peter Heidmann, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVIM | Dec 24, 2022
Learn more about equine asthma, acute respiratory infections, and shipping fever in horses.Read More
Adult Horses Get Pneumonia, Too
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | Sep 6, 2022
This inflammation of the lungs most commonly affects foals, but that doesn’t mean your mature horse isn’t at risk.Read More
How Can I Make Trailering Less Stressful for my Horse?
by Multiple Authors | Jul 29, 2022
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Feeding Endurance Horses
by Heather Smith Thomas | Jul 10, 2022
Feeding hard-working endurance horses is as much art as it is science. Our sources walk you through an endurance horse’s diet, from conditioning to post-race.Read More
Planning for Your Horse’s Show Season Success
by Stacy Pigott | Jun 2, 2022
Three top sports medicine veterinarians say the best way to stay competitive is by developing a proactive approach to managing every aspect of your horse’s health and soundness.Read More
Sport Horse Skin Issues
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | May 30, 2022
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.Read More
Equine Innovators: Horse Transport and Stress
by Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director | Apr 22, 2022
Dr. Amanda Adams and Erica Jacquay of the University of Kentucky describe new research on how horses of all ages respond to transport—even just trips of 1.5 hours.Read More
How Do Horses Travel? Researchers Need Your Help!
by Edited Press Release | Mar 9, 2022
University of Kentucky researchers are conducting a survey to gain a better understanding of the purposes and ways horses are transported.Read More
Expert: Transport Is an Equine Welfare Issue
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Nov 25, 2021
An Italian researcher outlines the stresses high-performance horses face during transport and what horse owners and managers can do to help.Read More