Summer Whinnys Help Your Horse Leg Up for Spring – Keep Hives, Infection, and Leg Pain at Bay

Can a bug bite lead to laminitis?  Localized skin swellings or lesions – like hives – usually represent an acute allergic reaction, often triggered by something as innocuous as an insect bite.  An acute reaction like hives suggest that a horse’s largest organ and first line of defense – its skin – has been compromised, leaving the body open to infection.

AQHA Rule Changes

AQHA modifies rules regarding lip chains and behavior in halter horses, and the number of horses allowed to be shown by an exhibitor in individual worked classes at all of AQHA's world shows, and adds a "shootout round"AQHA modifies rules regarding lip chains and behavior in halter horses, and the number of horses allowed to be shown by an exhibitor in individual worked classes at all of AQHA's world shows, and adds a "shootout round"