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when could a horse get fleas

Can Horses Get Fleas {Explained!}

While it’s not entirely impossible for horses to get fleas, it is unusual. For the most part healthy horses can resist flea predation. Additionally, fleas are typically host specific (targeting only certain types of animals). For example, cat fleas do not infest dogs, and dog fleas do not infest cats. Even so, in unusual circumstances … Read more

cancer in horses

What You Should Know About Cancer In Horses?

When a horse gets cancer, it is a sign that the normal mechanisms of its cell growth have changed and that the cells have proliferated in a manner that is unchecked and disorganized. This process forms cell masses that disrupt a horse’s body’s normal functioning and development. If a cancerous growth develops deep inside the … Read more

can a farrier cause laminitis

Can A Farrier Cause Laminitis?

Bad farrier work can certainly injure your horse’s hooves, and that’s why it’s important to only engage the services of a well-trained, qualified farrier who is certified by an accredited institution. Laminitis is a painful hoof disease that can cripple a horse. It is caused by a number of factors, but none of them are … Read more

Does Your Horse Have A Fever

What To Do When Your Horse Is Coughing?

Just as with people, horses may cough for a wide variety of reasons. Some are serious and some are benign. Do you need to call your vet every time your horse coughs? In this article we explore the phenomenon of coughing in horses and provide sound information to help you determine why your horse is … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

What Do You Need In A Horse First Aid Kit?

Horses can be rather accident prone, and horse-involved human injuries are common among equestrians. That’s why it is very smart to keep a complete first aid kit in your barn and have another, smaller kit to take along when you ride. In this article, we present horse first aid kit checklists for both, along with … Read more

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