Yearly Archives: 2013

Change in weather and increased risk of Colic

With the changing weather and cold temperatures coming, changes in your horse’s routine and eating habits can occur which can predispose them to colic. Colic is a symptom of stomach or intestinal pain. There are many causes of this potentially deadly problem. Water that is too cold, decreased exercise, grazing on poor quality grasses, or...
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White Line Disease

With the unusually wet conditions we have experienced this year we have been seeing multiple foot related concerns. One of the more common findings has been separation of the hoof wall due to the white line being compromised. Common factors that lead to this is environmental factors (excessive dry or wet conditions), nutritional deficiencies, mechanical factors such as neglected...
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