Question: How can we help horses with proper nutrition and supplements to prevent ulcers? Too many horses are receiving omeprazole. How can we prevent ulcers?
Question: Can pasturing one gelding with a group of mares stimulate them to come into heat? Answer: When addressing heat (AKA estrus) in mares there
Question: I am just in the process of building a barn for my horses. We have well water that feeds our olive grove and now I
Question: Is there an age limit for a mare to be fertile? I have a mare that I am unfamiliar with her history. I am
Question: How soon after delivery can a mare be bred back to another stallion? What are the positives and negatives for not allowing suitable time
Can a horse get too high a dose of probiotics? My 23-year-old Thorougbred is having loose manure and it takes 3X the recommended dose to
Question: How often should a stallion’s sheath be cleaned during the breeding season? Answer: Cleaning a stallion’s sheath during breeding season is an important part of proper management.
Question: Would gastric ulcers cause a horse to get thumps (horse holds his breath) or wind suck? Answer: Yes, cribbing and wind sucking has been
Question: I have a 4-year-old gelding pony and I noticed he has black discoloration in the center (chewing surface) of the upper and lower incisor
Question: I own a 22-year-old Warm blood mare She had a live birth in 1996. She is in good health. Can I successfully breed her? Answer:
Question: I have a beautiful Palomino Quarter horse gelding that I want to show. When I got him last year, they told me not to vaccinate him
Question: The use of cortocosteroids (oral prednisolone or injectable Vetalog) are invariably recommended by my veterinarian to treat sweet itch in my 20-year-old mare with worsening symptoms
Question: What are your thoughts on feeding naked oats? The nutrition value in protein and amino acids, fat, easily digested starch and in bonus avenanthramides is certainly
Question: The stable where I board my horse has very sandy pastures. The horses are in a dry lot for all months except a few
Question: My current boarding barn requires vaccination for Strangles. My horse has been exposed to Strangles several years ago at a former boarding barn, but did not