Lumbar Problems In Horses – A Comprehensive Guide
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Lumbar Problems In Horses – A Comprehensive Guide

Horses may develop primary lumbar or back problems. And secondary back problems that develop from disease or any kind of injury are pretty common among horses. And many horses that are used for riding often suffer from back pain. It’s a common problem and around 94% of ridden horses experiencing this discomfort. But how to…

Horse Feed Types: A Detailed Overview
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Horse Feed Types: A Detailed Overview

Feeding. A very important things to know before you decide to own a horse. Let’s explore the various horse feed types, from hay to grains, presented alongside a comprehensive guide for a clearer understanding. Horse Regular Feed Types – At a Glance Table Feed Type Description & Importance Common Examples & Benefits Forage Essential fibers…

Horse Suddenly Stopped Eating Grain – Why?
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Horse Suddenly Stopped Eating Grain – Why?

Your horse suddenly stopping eating grain could be due to various reasons. One possibility is dental issues. If your horse’s teeth are causing discomfort, it may avoid eating grain. Another potential cause could be ulcers. Horses with ulcers may exhibit changes in eating habits, such as reluctance to consume grain. Another reason can be horse’s…

Arabian Horse vs Thoroughbred: The Comparison You Are Looking For!
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Arabian Horse vs Thoroughbred: The Comparison You Are Looking For!

The Arabian, though small in size compare to Thoroughbred, boasts a charm that transcends its smaller stature. While it may not match the Thoroughbred’s speed, but it’s safer and more stable. It’s easier to get on and off, and some are calm and easy to ride. On the other side, in terms of high and low-intensity exercises,…

Perlino Horse Health Problems: A Comprehensive Guide
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Perlino Horse Health Problems: A Comprehensive Guide

Skin and coat problems are prevalent among Perlino horses, notably sunburn, photosensitivity, eye problem and an elevated susceptibility to skin cancer. Common health issues include genetic disorders such as Perlino Horse Syndrome and complications related to the cream dilution gene. Addressing these concerns necessitates meticulous breeding practices and genetic testing to minimize risks. Proactive measures,…

Can Horses Eat Nuts? Check The Safe and Ban List
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Can Horses Eat Nuts? Check The Safe and Ban List

Being a natural grazer, horses will eat different types of nuts time to time without serious repercussions. Nuts like cashew, peanuts, pecans, hazelnuts, almonds are safe for your equines. Eating nuts while grazing is incidental. But some types of nuts poses serious harm towards the horses health. Even for safe nuts you should keep in…

Horse Nodding Head While Eating – Is It a Problem?
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Horse Nodding Head While Eating – Is It a Problem?

Some horses get pretty excited while they are fed. But the most common reason can be horse nodding head while eating is tooth problem.  Research also shows that, frustration and disappointment is the two reasons why horse nods while eating.  But there are other reasons for this behavior too.  The trigeminal nerve, the fifth cranial…

Cremello Horse Care: Nutrition, Grooming & Health
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Cremello Horse Care: Nutrition, Grooming & Health

Cremello horse care demands special attention due to their unique characteristics. Given their pink skin’s susceptibility to sunburn, investing in a fly mask with nose and ear cover, such as the reliable Cashel ones, is crucial for protection against the bright sun. Additionally, a UV-protective fly rug becomes essential to shield them from harmful rays. Bathing…

Can Horses Eat Zoysia Grass? Is It Palatable for Horses?
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Can Horses Eat Zoysia Grass? Is It Palatable for Horses?

Horses can consume Zoysia grass, though it’s not optimal for their pasture. While it’s not particularly harmful, there are better grazing options available. Zoysia grass is renowned for its excellence in lawns, but its nutritional value for horses is suboptimal. Although not toxic, it contains some toxins that could potentially harm horses. Despite its less-than-ideal qualities,…

Equine Worm Test at Home: Step By Step Process
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Equine Worm Test at Home: Step By Step Process

Collecting a manure sample for an equine worm test at home involves using a clean container, labeling it with your horse’s details, and storing it in a cool place. Transport it to the lab promptly, avoiding freezing. But you can freeze the sample in refrigerator if needed. Results, showing worm eggs per gram (EPG Count),…