A Skeptics Guide to Buying Supplements

Don’t Let Them Rip You Off: The Skeptic’s Guide to Buying Horse Supplements By Dr. Steve Allday A trip down the horse supplement aisle at your local tack store will reveal enough health claims to make your head spin.  If you believed what’s written on the side of every bottle, you’d think these products could make […]

The Unlovable “Black Dog”

You may not realize it, but there is discrimination when choosing which pet to adopt. On average, it takes a black dog or cat four times longer to find its forever home than a colored animal. There are many theories why black pets are harder to adopt, but in my opinion, it’s due to a […]

Unlocking the Mysteries of the “Undiagnosables”

By Dr. Steven Allday, DVM In a lot of ways, taking care of a sick horse can be a lot like taking care of a sick toddler.  You can tell they’re hurting, but they don’t have the words to tell you what’s wrong. It’s up to us as their caretakers, to read the sometimes very […]

The Pros and Cons of Dog Parks

Dog parks are becoming increasingly popular across the nation. Here are some pros and cons of taking your dog to dog parks. Dog parks are becoming increasingly popular across the nation. The large outdoor areas can be a great tool in keeping your dog happy and healthy. The open areas allow your dog to enjoy […]

Do you really have what it takes to be a horseman?

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Parvovirus: What the Everyday Owner Needs to Know

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Fighting Fleas

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How to Pick a Derby-Worthy Three-Year-Old

by Dr. Steven C. Allday, DVM While breeding is hugely important, too many people look at a horse’s lineage as if they are ordering it off a menu.  A horse’s running traits and strengths are largely genetic, but there is no substitute for horsemanship.  It’s necessary to know the horse, its habits, its work ethic […]

Keeping Your Dog Cool in the Summer Heat

Canine Treatment

Written by contributing author and LubriSynHA staff member, Christian Ackman. Summer is quickly approaching, and while we’re all looking forward to ditching the winter blues and soaking up some sun, we can’t forget about our favorite four legged friends. We love to let our pups tag along on all of our favorite adventures, but sometimes […]