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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Older mare due to foal in January

I bred my 16 year old quarter horse mare for the first time. She is due to foal January 30, 2001. We thought she would be difficult to breed, so we took her in early and she took the first time. What problems and complications should we expect?I bred my 16 year old quarter horse mare for the first time. She is due to foal January 30, 2001. We thought she would be difficult to breed, so we took her in early and she took the first time. What problems and complications should we expect?