Anyone involved in breeding or housing broodmares knows the exasperating problems associated with placentitis. In this article from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, you will be given insights into the control and management of placentitis.
Bart Barber, DVM, of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, helps us understand what compounding pharmacies are, and what legal and illegal compounded drugs are and how to tell the difference.
You really don't think about how far equine orthopedic surgery and care have come in recent decades until you have a horse in need. In this article from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital you can learn about advances that might save your horse's life.
In this article from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington, Kentucky, Kathleen Paasch, DVM, gives us some background on acupuncture, and some specifics about the use of acupuncture in broodmares.
Tooth root infection in the horse is a relatively common disorder occurring primarily in the cheek teeth. In this article from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, R. Brad Tanner, DVM, will help us understand the clinical signs and treatments.
Horse owners are worried about the side effect of diarrhea in horses when you have used antibiotics. In this article from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, you can read about a large study of horses treated with antibiotics.
Many horse owners are faced with management of a horse with equine metabolic syndrome. These "easy keepers" can be difficult to maintain when they are well, and they are susceptible to episodes of laminitis.
While most horse owners recognize the common problems that are, or can lead to, an emergency situation, some are more subtle and might not be immediately recognized as an emergency. Here are some tips from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital...