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Equine Sleep Disorders

Horses can doze standing up, but must be lying down to experience important...

By: Teresa Pitman |
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The Lowdown on Laminitis

While research into this devastating disease is ongoing, many aspects remai...

By: Nicole Kitchener |
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Fighting Horse Show Epidemics

Understanding how horses contact one another in a show environment leads to...

By: Teresa Pitman |
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Conformation (part 2): Legs

Now that you have an idea of your horse's general shape, take the time to e...

By: Donna Marie West |
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Exercises for Tiny Riders and Big Strong Horses

Try these exercises for small riders on big horses....

By: Jamie Camp Baxter |
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Equine Infectious Anemia in Canada

Learn how environmental factors and management practices contribute to Equi...

By: Nicole Kitchener |
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Taking on the Pain

Pain produces an individual response in horses, which makes it harder to as...

By: Dr. Joan Norton |
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What’s New in Equine Research

Updates on equine research across Canada from stem cells, sudden-death synd...

By: Nicole Kitchener |
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Swollen Legs: Causes & Cures

You open the stall door one morning and are greeting by a horse sporting a ...

By: Donna Marie West |
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Understanding Electrolytes

Learn the science behind electrolytes and how to ensure your horse is getti...

By: Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD |