Best way to judge a horses age?

'm wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?'m wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?

Apaloosa colt developes rainrot

I have a 20 month Appaloosa colt and he has rainrot. We have tried everything to get it off. Nothing has worked. We are probably going to shave the covered area. Our vet says that after shaving him, we ...I have a 20 month Appaloosa colt and he has rainrot. We have tried everything to get it off. Nothing has worked. We are probably going to shave the covered area. Our vet says that after shaving him, we ...

Virus kills 13 horses at University of Findlay

An especially virulent form of the equine herpes virus has charged through the barns of the University of Findlay, in Findlay Ohio, leaving 13 horses dead, 30 seriously ill, and many more feeling some degree of illness. Students and teachers have been devastated by ...An especially virulent form of the equine herpes virus has charged through the barns of the University of Findlay, in Findlay Ohio, leaving 13 horses dead, 30 seriously ill, and many more feeling some degree of illness. Students...

Joint supplements vs. Injections

I have a 10 yr. old Gelding that I Barrel Race. He supposedly has had joint problems in the past but I don't see anything obvious with him at this time. My questions is, should I be ...I have a 10 yr. old Gelding that I Barrel Race. He supposedly has had joint problems in the past but I don't see anything obvious with him at this time. My questions is, should I be ...

Testosterone levels in studs

We recently had a Testerone test done on our 20 year old stud. He successfully covered all our mares in 2000 and has covered at least two mares this year. But later in the spring he seemed not to be interested in...We recently had a Testerone test done on our 20 year old stud. He successfully covered all our mares in 2000 and has covered at least two mares this year. But later in the spring he seemed not to be interested in...

Quarter horse develops cough

I have a 7 year old Quarter horse who I recently moved to a new boarding facility. Last week I noticed that he was coughing when being trotted and cantered and he was having a hard time recuperating. I called in the vet and we did an exam on his ...I have a 7 year old Quarter horse who I recently moved to a new boarding facility. Last week I noticed that he was coughing when being trotted and cantered and he was having a hard time recuperating. I called in the vet and we did an exam on his ...

Shaky knees attributed to rapid growth of paint filly

We have a paint filly, 10 months old. She is getting very shakey in the knees. Contributed to growing five inches in the last two months. We have her on a low starch diet and she gets ...We have a paint filly, 10 months old. She is getting very shakey in the knees. Contributed to growing five inches in the last two months. We have her on a low starch diet and she gets ...