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Colic in Horses – What to Look For

Colic in Horses ...is a relatively common condition of the equine digestive system. Colic, simply put, means “abdominal pain,” which can have a wide range of causes that can include gas, obstruction or impaction, grain overload, sand ingestion, and parasite...

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Horse Abscesses – Causes and Care

A Closer Look at Horse AbscessesEver wondered why yesterday, your horse was normal, but today he/she will not apply any pressure on one foot? With no signs of an issue in the leg, hoof or injury, other than the sudden and painful lameness. What could have happened?...

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Horse Sprains and Strains – What to Know

Symptoms of Horse Sprains and Strains Vary by Affected Areas With horses, the difference between a sprain and a strain is that a sprain is an injury to the ligaments in a joint.  A a strain is an injury to a muscle or to the tendon of the muscle around the joint. Both...

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Kidney & Urinary Health in Horses

  Kidney Health in Horses Kidney disease in horses is fairly rare but can be a very serious condition. Unlike other dogs or cats, horse kidneys have calcium-secreting glands. This natural existence of calcium gives horses’ urine a pale-yellow color with a cloudy...

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Cookie: Horse Health Issues and Recovery

Mixed-Breed Pony had Chronic Cough, Lethargy and Kidney Trouble We had purchased Cookie, a mixed breed older pony, for my two small children. We knew she had heaves, a chronic cough & breathing problem (similar to emphysema in humans) when we looked at her to...

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Slow Recovery Time in Horses

Natural Answer for Horse Recovery Time Challenges Are you seeking help for slow recovery time in Horses? There are several circumstances which can impose significant stress and recovery issues for your horse.  Situations such as giving birth, exertion, endurance, and...

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Melanomas in Horses

Natural Help Options for Horse Melanoma Issues A Quick Intro, with Video, on a Special Melanoma Feed ProgramHaving Melanoma worries with your horse?  Melanomas are cancerous growths on the skin, or other soft tissue, and are an issue most common with Gray or White...

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Navicular Problems in Horses

A Look at Equine Navicular Problems   What to watch for - What can be done Navicular problems in horses are the most common cause of their lameness.  Did you know that the navicular bone, located at the navicular area of the horse’s hoof, plays a major role in...

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Trinket & Gray Horse Melanomas

Trinket's Melanoma Saga, by Rachel Kitts Rachel:  I was hired as a caretaker for Trinket, a 15-year-old gray Arabian mare. One very common problem for gray Arabians is the development of skin melanomas and Trinket was no different, she had numerous melanomas all over...

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Sampson, Lame Horse with Muscle Atrophy

Arabian Horse Survives Starvation, Weight Loss, Atrophy, and Lameness As the owner of a horse rescue organization here in California, I see some horrible cases. One such case was an Arabian by the name of Sampson, which we rescued. To be kind and to avoid shocking any...

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Kira, Beats Navicular Disease Symptoms

Quarter Horse Overcomes Navicular & Lameness Issues Kira, my 15-year-old Appendix Quarter horse, came to me when she was 3 years old and I trained her myself. We competed in a local horse show series and came in 3rd at the end of the year in the Schooling Hunter...

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Pneumonia in Horses

Can Horse Respiratory Issues Really be This Simple to Resolve? Yes, we see it very often. Pneumonia has various forms, but as an inflammatory illness of the lung, it can be life threatening - as it affects the ability of the body to absorb oxygen from air taken in....

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Pregnant Mare Health Concerns

Support for Stress and Health Challenges with Pregnant MaresThe 'New Life' cycle can present significant demands on your Mares. Such matters present a plethora of issues to be considered: Pregnancy, and its particular challenges - keeping the mare healthy and strong...

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Respiratory Issues in Horses

Help For Equine Respiratory Distress Issues Respiratory issues in horses, just as with dogs or cats, can cause a HORSE to succumb to respiratory distress and ailments, with the most serious being Pneumonia. Any of these issues and associated symptoms could attack your...

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Horse Injury vs. Recovery Demands

How to Promote Enhanced & Speedy Recoveries Considering what horses are oftentimes put through, or what is expected of them, it seems amazing that injury is not more common than it is. Yet, it certainly does occur, and when it does - you want and need to help your...

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Hock or Stifle Problems

Natural Support for Hock & Stifle Problems in Horses The Hock and Stifle, as the main lower and upper rear-leg joints of the horse, bear not only a majority of horse and rider weight, but they are subject to the brunt of all the abuse that comes from pushing off...

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Lameness in Horses

Three Most Common Causes for Lameness in Horses:Navicular,  Hock,  &  Calcification Issues Though there are other possible causes for lameness in horses, the most frequent or common factors that result in equine lameness are provided at the outset here - in case...

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Calcification in Horses

Natural, Nutritional Support for Equine Calcification ChallengesCalcification in horses is a problem apparently affect horses much more than other animals, perhaps due to the extra demands placed upon the body of a horse during riding, racing, and unique demands...

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Horse Arthritis or Joint Pain

Nutrition Support for Arthritis and Joint Health in HorsesIf you desire a "better quality of life" for a horse having troubles getting up or getting around, you have come to the right place. One simple NZYMES® product can most often have an amazing effect, and our...

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