February 3, 2016

Equine Parasite Prevention: The seen and unseen pests

Farm animal and equine parasite prevention Parasites are never a benefit to an animal Parasites are organisms that derive their nourishment and shelter from other creatures (hosts), such as your horse and other animals.  Without […]
January 2, 2016

Pain Management in the Horse

Pain is Important Pain management in the horse is an everyday part of the equine veterinarian’s practice.  Therefore a good working knowledge of the various analgesic medications available is essential.  However the need for knowledge […]
December 2, 2015

Equine Osteoarthritis: A Real Pain in the Joint

When the vast majority of horse people hear that a horse has osteoarthritis, the first image that enters their brain is the old, stiff gaited, retiree horse that does nothing more than stand in a […]
November 4, 2015

Equine Nutrition

How do you feed your horse? Equine nutrition is an integral part of horse health, and should be the focus of every horse owner.  Historically, horses have evolved from wild herds that graze and move […]
September 30, 2015

Equine Pre-Purchase Exam

The excitement of buying a new horse is for some of us very similar to the excitement we felt when we bought our first car.  You spend an extended period of time shopping for just […]
July 9, 2015

Summer Has Arrived

Summer has definitely arrived in Prescott. Now that summer is here, there is more daylight to ride during, and plenty of nice sunny days to be outside. To go along with this time of the […]
March 20, 2015

Equine Allergies

Horse Allergies Horses can acquire a variety of issues that are commonly attributed to allergic reactions.  Some of these conditions include pruritic (itchy) skin diseases, recurrent urticaria (raised skin lesions), allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (swelling of the […]
February 4, 2015

Geriatric Equine Dentistry

Although age is not a disease, it does increase the risk of certain diseases. The horse’s mouth, like other portions of the body, is not exempt from the effects of age. A veterinarian will tell you […]
December 31, 2014

Juvenile Equine Dentistry

I think that at some point we all remember being a little nervous about going to the dentist.  However we went anyway because we also knew that good oral health was important for our general […]