Sorted by Category: Disease

  • OSPHOS® (clodronate injection)

    OSPHOS – A New Treatment for Navicular Disease

    Do you have a horse that has been diagnosed with Navicular Disease? Or perhaps Kissing Spines or Pedal Osteitis? There is a newly available treatment that is showing tremendous promise towards a...

  • Following Colic Surgery, your horse will need rest before starting back into work

    Colic Rehabilitation Program

    Following Colic Surgery, your horse will need a 60-90 day recovery period before starting back into work. This is a critical time of healing and will give your horse the best chance of a full recovery...

  • Equine photosensitivity looks like a severe case of “scratches” or dermatitis in the lower legs

    Ask a vet: A white-skinned problem

    Question My horse has developed a bad case of scratches, but only on the legs with white hair. She isn’t responding well to betadine shampoos. What is this, and how should I treat it? Answer A comm...

  • Tapeworm infestation in the cecum.

    Tapeworms: Can Cause Colic in Horses!

    Tapeworms are a member of a group of parasites called flatworms. Tapeworms are also referred to as cestodes. In the horse, tapeworms gather around the ileocecal valve in the cecum and attach to the ...

  • Summer sores around horses eye

    What Are “Summer Sores”?

    This is the time of year (late summer and early fall) when we see a lot of "summer sores" around horses' eyes, on their lips, sheath, or developing wherever a horse has cuts or abrasions. They typical...