Nancy S. Loving DVM

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Cellulitis in Horses: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for cellulitis.
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Headshaking in Horses: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Horses affected with headshaking move their head and neck vertically, horizontally, or in a rotational motion. Some display strong and excessive snorting, nasal or facial rubbing, or striking their nose...
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Make Your Pasture Safer for Your Horse
Owning a horse property can bring great satisfaction and delight, especially when you look out your window and see your horses ambling around in the pasture. Whether this is a long-awaited dream come true...
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Barn Biosecurity Essentials
The best cure for an equine infectious disease is prevention. Biosecurity measures protect horses on your property from disease outbreak and spread. Here are some strategies you can use to help keep your...
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Are your barn management practices making your horses sick?
In this volume of Stable Management Extra, Nancy S. Loving, DVM, shares biosecurity strategies to protect the horses on your property from disease outbreak and spread.
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A Horse Owner's Guide to Preparing for Equine Emergencies
When dealing with an equine health emergency, the last thing you want is to be scrambling for documents and first aid materials. Here’s how to prepare.
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How to Keep Your Horses Healthy and Happy During Stall Confinement
Prefer a pdf version of this article? Get it here! Many horses spend much of their time in a stall or a small paddock due to a property’s space constraint or for easy access while the horse is in training....
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What Dangers are Hiding in Your Barn?
When we wander around our properties, it’s easy to overlook hidden hazards because we “see” them all the time and often disregard their presence. However, the inquisitive nature of horses can turn these...
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Interpreting Equine Body Language
Those who take the time to “listen” to their horses’ body language are rewarded with a deeper understanding of how their horses are feeling.
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