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Equine Anhidrosis

Equine Anhidrosis

Introduction Anhidrosis refers to a reduced ability to sweat when the body is heated. Horses and humans have both been known to experience an inability to sweat. It is most common in hot and humid climates like Florida and the other Gulf Coast states. This is a problem that is especially important for performance horses, as thermoregulation …

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Semen Storage

Semen Storage: The Benefits of Freezing Semen

Your breeding program will benefit greatly from the ability to freeze your stallion’s semen. This includes the possibility for your mares to be bred in any area without being over-used. We will be discussing the benefits of freezing your semen in this article. Frozen Semen: The Advantages There are many benefits to freezing your semen. Your stallion …

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Horse Strangles Vaccination

Horse Strangles Vaccination Service

Strangles Vaccination & Treatment for Horses in Brisbane and Ipswich Strangles is a contagious respiratory illness that is caused by Streptococcus Equi. Horses can be exposed to the bacterium through direct contact with their nasal discharge, pus discharging abscesses, and coughing. It can also be spread through contaminated objects such as handlers, clothing, and equipment …

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Canine And Wolf Teeth in Horses

What is the difference between canine and wolf teeth in horses?

Horse owners often confuse canine and wolf tooth — some even using the terms interchangeably. There are many key differences between canine teeth and wolf teeth. Let’s have a closer look at the mouth of your horse… The Canine Tooth Canine canine teeth are found in the mouths only of male horses. This includes stallions and …

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Green Discharge

My horse has green discharge coming from their nose. What should I do?

Clear nasal discharge is common and should not be considered a problem. However, thick, yellow- or green-coloured nasal discharges are signs of a viral infection. This can cause serious health problems for your horse. The common sign of health problems is nasal discharge. It can be caused by many conditions, including those affecting the lungs, …

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