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Feeding Neglected Horses

Feeding Neglected Horses

Starvation or malnutrition in horses can be caused by intentional neglect, ignorance, economic hardship of owner, disease, dentition, pecking order, parasites or seasonal variation in availability of pasture. Remarkably, horses can lose 30% or more of their body weight and still survive. Horses in this condition will have very little...

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How Can I Get My Stubborn Cushing’s Horse to Take Medication?

How Can I Get My Stubborn Cushing’s Horse to Take Medication?

Cushing’s Disease & Ensuring Medication Intake

What is it?

Cushing's disease, also known as PPID (pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction), is a progressive disorder that begins with the dysfunction of the pituitary gland. This gland, at the base of the brain, sends out a number of hormones, and a horse...

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Repaying Their Love Not Just on Valentine’s Day

Repaying Their Love Not Just on Valentine’s Day

Stores are filling up with Valentine’s Day treats. Chocolates, candy hearts, hand-dipped strawberries, along with cards galore line the shelves. And these are great for the special human in your life. But what about that special horse?

If you haven’t thought about giving a Valentine’s Day treat to...

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