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14 first-aid kit essentials for your equine

Originally posted on Equine Wellness Magazine March 11, 2019.  Horses are notorious for throwing us curve balls. Having a well-stocked first-aid kit on hand can make all the difference in an emergency. When it comes to horses, we can learn something from the US Coast Guard’s motto –”Semper Paratus — Always Ready”. Keep your first aid […]

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What can I do to help my Equine Asthma horse?

Equine Asthma: What is equine asthma? Equine asthma is a term used to cover the spectrum of chronic inflammatory airway disorders What are these disorders? Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) May also be called: Heaves or Broken wind Can also be broken down into Barn-Associated or Pasture-Associated Is my horse a possible […]

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Horse drinking water at lake

Potomac horse fever – everything you need to know

Potomac horse fever: What is it? A bacterial infection caused by Neorickettsia risticii carried by flat worms (Flukes) Symptoms seen in your horse: fever laminitis/founder Dehydration/ pipe-stream diarrhea Mild-severe colic Abortion in pregnant mares Toxemia How does my horse get it? Flat worms typically found in snails which are then released into water source Water […]

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