Archive for February, 2015

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Lameness Lingo

Horses have been around for a long time. And they have been hurting themselves for a long time (shocking, I know). So there are some interesting terms that have developed over the years to describe these various ailments. Here are…

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Equine Cushing’s Syndrome

“Cushing’s syndrome” is one of the most commonly diagnosed metabolic disease in horses. It is also called “Equine Pars Intermedia Dysfunction” or “PPID.” A part of the brain, called the pituitary is affected. The pituitary gland is responsible for the…

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How to do a T-P-R

T-P-R Temperature, Pulse, Respiration By performing a simple and quick examination you can get loads of information about your horses physical state. This is a quick and easy exam that all horse owners should be familiar with The tools you…

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