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 sunshine come out your horse’s backside. It can’t all be true—or medically necessary. How do you tell the difference?
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DR. Steven Allday weighs in picking a Derby Winner We equine vets are in a privileged position to see some of the best horses in the world come up through the system. Personally, I’ve vetted hundreds of racehorses over the years, and worked with more than a few Derby winners. So I get asked a […]
By Christian Ackman Losing a horse is devastating, regardless of the cause. Nothing can prepare you for the void you’ll feel after they’re gone. It can be very difficult to find a fitting memorial for your beloved horse. We have put together some ideas to keep your horse’s memory close even after they’re gone. Getting […]
By Christian Ackman As horse owners and care takers, we always want to do what is best for our horses. This is especially true in the winter. We are cold, so surely the horses are too, right? While it makes sense to us, that is not always the case. We have put together some blanketing […]
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 […]