Veterinarian-Horse Owner Partnership Remains Focus for Equine Parasite Control

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 27, 2019 — The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) released updated equine parasite control guidelines earlier this month, providing unified strategies for veterinarians and horse owners in diagnosing and controlling equine parasites. The guidelines, first released in 2013, continue to support an individualized deworming approach for horses using targeted treatments at appropriate dosage […]

How a Healthy Topline Contributes to Your Equine’s Overall Well-Being

Horse owners who want their horses to be as healthy as possible should focus on developing their topline. That conclusion is based on a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), which showed that seven out of 10 equine veterinarians consider adequate muscling surrounding/supporting the horse’s spine (topline) is key to equine well-being. Sponsored […]

My Horse Is Gaining Weight on Free Choice Forage! Why Isn’t It Working?

True, gradual weight loss can be achieved by creating an environment that allows horses to eat and behave in sync with their normal instincts. Hormones such as insulin, cortisol, and leptin are in homeostasis, where the body achieves a state of equilibrium and performs as it should. It starts with making the horse feel safe. […]