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A Complete, Modern Guide to Potomac Horse Fever

Termed Equine Neorickettsiosis in veterinary medicine, Potomac Horse Fever is a serious equine illness that can lead to fever, loss of appetite, diarrhea and even death. Horses grazing near freshwater sources or on irrigated pastures […]

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Researcher Says Too Much Emphasis on the Horse’s Stomach & Ulcer Treatment

Since 2013, Professor Derek Knottenbelt and a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, have been studying gastrointestinal diseases in horses. Knottenbelt, an equine internal medicine specialist, is one of the most respected […]

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Myth: Horses Don’t Need Hay at Night Because They Sleep

Humans are a pretty predictable bunch; unless you live in someplace like Iceland or Alaska, most of us sleep when the sun goes down, and get up to work or play when the sun is […]

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3 Ways Equitation Science is Changing the Gastric Ulcer Conversation

Gastric ulcers are a serious problem for horses. Despite a plethora of research and increasing understanding of this condition among academics and practitioners, as well as trainers and owners, we don’t seem to be making […]

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Knottenbelt Discusses Large Colon Pathology in Horses [VIDEO]

Since 2014, Professor Derek Knottenbelt and a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, have been studying gastrointestinal diseases in horses. Knottenbelt, an equine internal medicine specialist, is one of the most respected […]

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Myth: Don’t Feed Horses Before Riding

This barn-aisle debate, whether or not to allow horses to eat before riding, rages on, often with little consensus. Perhaps you’ve been told not to feed a horse within 30 minutes to an hour before […]

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