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Spring Vaccinations for Horses

April 26, 2024
Spring has arrived and horse owners in Texas are preparing for springtime activities with their equine companions. Amidst riding trails, competing in shows, or just enjoying time with your horse, it is essential to remember vaccinations. Just as spring brings renewal and growth, it is the perfect time to protect your horses against preventable diseases. […]

Protecting Your Horse from Founder on Spring Grass

April 17, 2024
Spring is a beautiful season with fresh blooms and green pastures. However, spring pastures can be a dangerous time for horses. With the arrival of lush green grass in springtime comes the risk of founder, a progressive form of laminitis. Protecting your horse from founder is crucial to avoid further health complications.

Keeping Your Horse Hydrated

March 2, 2024
We understand that horses can face challenges with drinking enough water daily as our season warms from spring into summer. Knowing how to tell if your horse is dehydrated year-round is a core part of equine care, especially during extreme temperature changes. The temperature can rise or drop as weather systems push in. These dramatic […]

Muscle Relief for Performance Horses

February 6, 2024
Did you know that 85% of joint stability is healthy and functional muscle? Regular muscle relief for performance horses is an essential aspect of their overall health and well-being.

The Importance of Annual Equine Dental Exams

November 3, 2023
If you are a conscientious horse owner, you likely make an effort to provide the best possible care for your equine friend. You ensure your horse receives proper nutrition, regular exercise, is groomed frequently, and receives proper veterinary care. However, one crucial aspect of health that is commonly overlooked but essential for your horse’s well-being […]

The Cooling Power of Equine Acupuncture in Extreme Heat

September 1, 2023
As summer’s scorching temperatures sweep across the nation, horse owners face the challenge of maintaining their equine companion’s wellness and performance during periods of extreme heat. Horses, like humans, are susceptible to the dangers of overheating. However, what sets horses apart is their limited ability to sweat, a vital cooling mechanism. Enter equine acupuncture, an […]

How to Protect Your Horse from Strangles

August 2, 2023
Horses frequently travel for different purposes, such as competitions, which can increase their chances of getting equine diseases like Strangles. Strangles is a severe illness for horses, with reported cases in the United States every year. Luckily, there have been no cases in Texas yet. Strangles is a highly contagious illness that once the disease is […]

The Importance of Keeping Your Horses Vaccinated for West Nile

June 22, 2023
Routine vaccinations are part of being a responsible horse owner. This month we are focusing on West Nile virus. WNV is a mosquito-borne virus that affects humans and other animals, of which horses represent 96.9% of reported non-human cases. West Nile was first introduced to the United States in 1999, WNV is now found in most […]