As the temperatures get colder it’s time to get ready for the colder weather, this includes preparing for the change in your horse’s needs during the winter months. Adjusting Feeding NeedsAs the grass becomes dormant and the nutritional value of the grass decreases, it is important to supplement your horse’s dietary needs. This might require a daily …
Horses are living longer and healthier lives than ever, with many now reaching the ripe old age of twenty-five or even thirty years old. As horses age their bodies change and become more susceptible to specific health conditions. One condition to monitor in senior horses is dental health. Here are some things to consider about dental health for your senior horse.
Cushing’s disease is a common endocrine disorder that affects horses of all ages and breeds. Originally, equine Cushing’s shared the same name as similar disorders in people and dogs. However, the equine disease is now referred to as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) because it more accurately reflects the equine version of the disorder.