The West Nile virus (WNV) cases in humans and horses have been on the rise in 2012 and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, human cases are at their highest levels since WNV was first detected in the United States in 1999. Tracy Norman, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veter...
Cold winds and changing winter weather might not seem like contributing factors for equine colic; however, these conditions can foster changes in routine and eating habits that could affect your horse's well-being.
We all know what it feels like to break a fingernail or toenail, and it is certainly not comfortable. Luckily for humans, we do not have to walk or stand on that nail after it has been cracked or split. Horses do not have that same luxury. When a horse cracks or splits his nail, the results can be especially painful since the horse must continue to stand ...
An athlete's body is conditioned to withstand an amazing amount of work and stress. From runners to swimmers, all athletes train their bodies to handle the specific stress their sport requires. Unfortunately, it is still not uncommon for these athletes to injure themselves performing the very actions they trained for. This is also true of a...
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