New and Noteworthy: The HAY SOAKER™ is a Game-Changer

HAY SOAKER™

Fact: hay soaking is beneficial for horses that need reduced levels of sugars and starches in their diet, like those with metabolic conditions, laminitis, and PSSM. Also, fact: soaking hay for horses is a wet sloppy mess, a dreaded chore, and a giant hassle. Now there’s a product that makes …

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HOOF ABSCESSES EXPLAINED

hoof abscesses
A simplified view of the equine hoof to help visualize the structures involved in this process. Photo Credit: AAEP

Sooner or later, nearly all horse owners will deal with a hoof abscess. But what does “hoof abscess” actually mean? Although most commonly seen during the wet winter and spring months, hoof abscesses can plague horses year-round and usually occur when debris and bacteria enter the foot through hoof cracks …

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Equine Wellness: Have Mercy – Equine Euthanasia

Bailey's Story - Equine Euthanasia

Examining difficult end-of-life decisions The gelding stood with his head cocked to one side, nose extended forward. Curious and charming, our heartstrings tightened when we learned he was mostly blind. We’ve all seen inspirational stories of sightless horses living happy lives. With the right companion, and enough human love, he …

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