Archives for equine

First Aid Kit For Horses

      First Aid Kit For Horses.  Whether you are new to owning horses and in the process of finding out, or a long time horse owner, the truth is that horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention.  More times than not we have
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Treating Sweet Itch In Horses

  Treating Sweet Itch in horses.  Sweet itch (also known as summer itch or seasonal dermatitis) is believed to be an allergic reaction to the saliva of certain biting flies and the female culicodes midge, which can cause severe skin irritation.  Sweet Itch symptoms include intense itching (you may see the
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Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

Winterizing the hard keeper horse.  The cold winter months are upon us. As the temperature dips, you may find that your horse has more difficulty keeping weight on. If this sounds like your horse, here are some tips on how you can help them stay warm during these frigid winter
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Is It Colic Or A False Alarm? Colic In Horses

Is It Colic, Or A False Alarm? Colic In Horses Sometimes you just can’t tell. Sometimes it’s a mild colic that doesn’t require a Vet even seeing the horse. Sometimes it’s as obvious as can be that something is wrong and a Vet needs to be called immediately. Sometimes the
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