Equine

Sinus Disease in Horses

Snotty noses and all those other symptoms that make you feel miserable, are fairly common in horses. Without a thorough investigation, diagnosis and treatment of the underlying cause, sinus disease can become chronic, and will severely limit the horse’s health and performance. **Warning*** some of the images may be upsetting to some people. With thanks …

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Are you feeding the right supplement for bighead?

In this 13 minute video Dr Shannon Lee talks with Dr Jennifer Stewart about “Big Head” – Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) – in horses. Dr Stewart explains: That “bighead” is only the end stage of the disease! Your horse can have soft weak bones without you even knowing. What causes this disease. Learn to recognize the …

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Laminitis…. not just a risk for fat ponies

Laminitis or founder is a disease of domestication, unfortunately laminitis can be a fatal condition of horses or ponies, but it is not necessarily a death sentence if the condition is picked up early.  Causes of laminitis may vary and we will discuss these, but what is most important about laminitis is that it is …

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