Your Horses Health

The "America's Quarter Horse" page will keep you up to date on the most important events, people, and horses in the industry today. In keeping with our commitment of providing our viewers with outstanding content on our pages we would like to present our page on "Your Horses Health". One of the most frequent type of questions we receive from our viewers deals with issues of horse health and care. We intend to update this section on a regular basis, so come back often to see the latest topic.

Below you will find our latest article as well as back issues of articles carried in the past. If you have anything you would like to contribute please send it in to us for consideration. Information either must not be copyrighted material or we must have permission to display it if it is under copyright.


We would like to take this opportunity to thank HARRIS VETERINARY CLINIC, in Grand Junction, Colorado for providing us with this information.

Colic Abdominal Pain - Causes and cures

First Aid - A kit for your horse.

Rhinopneumonitis - Equine influenza

Vesicular Stomatitis - Vesicular stomatitis is caused by a virus with symptoms similar to hoof and mouth disease

Horse Influenza - Flu is an extremely common viral respiratory infection

Spring Tune-up - Get a jump on the season

Lameness - A horse is only as good as his feet and legs


We would like to take this opportunity to thank Oklahoma State University for allowing us to provide you with this information.

Feeding Management - Energy Needs Of Horses Vital To Sound Feeding Management

Horse Feeding - Understanding Energy Key Part Of Feeding Horses Correctly

Cold Weather Stress - Combat Cold Weather Nutritional Stress In Horses

Creep Feeding Foals - Creep Feeding Provides Needed Nutrients to Nursing Foals

Foal Preparation- Horse Manager Should Prepare For Foaling Weeks in Advance

Fescue Toxicosis - New Drug May Help Horse Owners Fight Fescue Problems

Altering Commercial Grain - Forethought Key Ingredient When Altering Commercial Grain

Removal From Fescue - Broodmare Removal From Fescue Helps Protect Owner Investment

Moldy Feedstuffs - Ingestion of Moldy Feedstuffs Can Lead to Fumonisin Toxicity in Horses

Heat Stress - Symptoms Give Warning of Heat Stress in Horses

Cool-Down - Cool-Down Periods Important To Horses After Physical Exertion

Showing - Horses Need Special Attention at Shows

Horse Math - Mathematics Can Assist Evaluation Of Horse Breeding Activity

Horse warm-up - Warming Up Horses Before Competition Good Practice

Protecting Horse Investment - Fall Checks Needed To Protect Horse Breeder Investment

Sound Growth - Individual Management Key Part Of Sound Horse Growth

OSU's Web site - Internet Surfers Riding High On OSU's Electronic Horse Pages

Aged Horses - Aged Horses Have Special Needs

Dental Checks - Remember Benefits Of Dental Checkup For Your Horse

Broodmare Estrus Program - November Time to Begin Broodmare Estrus Program

Breeding Efficiency - Breeding Efficiency Key Part of Mare Management

Weanling Horses - Weanling Horses Need Individually Designed Exercise Programs

Horse Physiology - Knowledge of Horse Physiology Helps Protect Equine Health

Heated Barnes - Improperly Heated Barns May Cause Horse Health Problems

Colic - Too-Rapid Change in Horse Rations Can Cause Colic

Financial Management - Financial Management Vital To Small Horse Operations

Individual Management - Individual Management Key Part of Sound Horse Growth

Vital Signs Owner Should Remember Normal Vital Signs For A Horse

Heat Stress Symptoms Give Warning of Heat Stress in Horses

OSU Study Indicates State Horse Racing Industry's Effect

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