Stumbling, incoordination, asymmetrical lameness, muscle loss, and seizures. These are some of the possible clinical signs of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Dr. Stephen Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will present case studies of horses with EPM, offering insight into diagnosis and treatment from the clinician's perspective.
Nobody likes to think of horses in pain, especially when there's something we can do to help. But reducing pain in horses has benefits beyond just making you and your horse feel better, such as maintaining the horse's appetite (so he keeps his energy up for healing) and reducing stress. How can you tell if your horse is in pain, and what's the best way to manage that pain? What shouldn't you do when managing pain?
For many fans, racing partnerships, also called racing syndicates, open the door to Thoroughbred ownership. Unlike individual ownership, partnerships offer the ability to choose your level of participation. You get the full benefit of being a Thoroughbred owner at a fraction of the cost.
Placing a bet on a thoroughbred horse race can sometimes seem like a daunting task. How do you figure out which horse to bet on? And once you do decide on a horse, what kind of wager should you make? Let The Blood-Horse, TwinSpires.com and Brisnet.com help you with handicapping and betting your next race.