Health Zone

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July 2024 - Hoof Health

  • June 24, 2024
  • 238 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

Hoof management should start early in a horse's life by Amanda Duckworth THERE IS NO question that good hooves are a cornerstone too having healthy horses, whether they are athletically inclined or...

June 2024 - Respiratory

  • May 27, 2024
  • 252 Downloads
  • File Size 2.4MB

Equine athletic performance tied to respiratory health by Amanda Duckworth IN THE EQUINE world, many are familiar with the adage "no hoof, no horse," but when it comes to Thoroughbreds, having...

May 2024 - Elderly Care

  • April 23, 2024
  • 282 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

Diagnosing Cushing's disease/PPID can be tricky by Amanda Duckworth AS HORSES AGE, the list of potential medical concerns they might face changes. For equines 15 and older, one of the most common diseases...

April 2024 - Feed & Nutrition

  • March 17, 2024
  • 417 Downloads
  • File Size 5.1MB

Finding a feeding plan that meets your equine's needs by Amanda Duckworth THE OLD JOKE goes that hay is for horses, but when it comes down to it, proper equine nutrition is no laughing matter. Download...

March 2024 - Parasite Concerns

  • March 17, 2024
  • 383 Downloads
  • File Size 5.3MB

As parasites evolve, treatments are studied by Amanda Duckworth WHILE THE THOUGHT of regular worms is unpleasant, super worms are an international problem. Download this week's Health Zone to continue...

January 2024 - Mare and Foal Health

  • December 19, 2023
  • 428 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Research remains robust on mare & foal health by Amanda Duckworth THE BEGINNING OF a new year is also the start of new dreams for anyone who has a pregnant broodmare. Download this week's Health...

December 2023 - Breeding

  • November 21, 2023
  • 814 Downloads
  • File Size 4MB

The science behind breeding by Amanda Duckworth AS BREEDING SEASON approaches, farm managers actively work to make sure stallions and broodmares are at their best. Download this week's Health Zone...

September 2023 - Joints

  • August 16, 2023
  • 949 Downloads
  • File Size 5.5MB

Researchers examine industry data for answers by Amanda Duckworth THERE IS LITTLE debate that healthy joints are incredibly important for the well-being of racehorses, but the reality is things can start...

August 2023 - Gut Health

  • July 31, 2023
  • 793 Downloads
  • File Size 3MB

Quickly addressing colic leads to better outcomes by Amanda Duckworth ALTHOUGH IT CONSISTS of five letters, for all intents and purposes, colic is a four-letter word to those who care for horses. Download...

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