Lymphangitis is an infection of the lymphatic system, usually in the legs. The bacteria get into the body by small cuts or scrapes and invade the lymphatic tracts.
Learn more about what to do in the situation of lacerations or puncture wounds on your horse.
Hives are an allergic reaction to environment, product or flies.
Heaves in an acute episode of COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
This is an infectious or non-infectious disorder that results in inflammation, ulceration and/or crusting conditions affecting the pastern region of the horse.
Laminitis is a disease of the lamina which attach the horse’s hoof wall and its coffin bone. The lamina can become inflamed and painful for a number of reasons.
Abscesses are infections under the sole of the foot and are a primary cause for a sudden, dramatic lameness. Fortunately, early detection and proper care can bring your horse back to work and feeling better quicker.
Gastric ulcers are erosions of the stomach lining due to prolonged exposure to the normal acid in the stomach. Ulcers may also occur in the duodenum (small intestine just beyond the stomach) and the large colon. In nature the horse sleeps little, grazes constantly and...
Cushings syndrome in horses is caused by a disorder of the pituitary gland that changes the hormone levels in the body and the way the horse responds to its natural steroids. It can cause muscle wasting and fat redistribution resulting in a horse that has a poor top...
Colic is a condition of severe abdominal discomfort characterized by not eating, pawing, looking at the belly, lifting the lip up, and rolling/thrashing. SYMPTOMS Decreased or no appetite Depression or anxiety Pawing at ground Looking at sides Straining to urinate or...