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Heart disease in horses is a very serious condition. The heart is a vital organ of the body and it pumps oxygenated blood and nutrients throughout the body. Early diagnosis and treatment can manage the symptoms and delay or slow down the progression of the condition, however, left untreated it can be fatal.

Aug 17, 2021 · 2 min read
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Horse

“Ringbone” refers to ring-shaped bony protrusions formed due to osteoarthritis in either the pastern joint or coffin joint in horses.

Oct 14, 2022 · 6 min read
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Horse

Heaves, or Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO), is a severe form of equine asthma. It is an inflammatory reaction in the lower respiratory tract to inhaled dust particles, endotoxins, or mold spores typically found in hay and straw.

Oct 29, 2022 · 7 min read
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Horse

Thrush is a common bacterial infection of horse hoof tissue caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.

Nov 11, 2022 · 4 min read
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Horse

Hypothermia happens when the core body temperature drops below normal. Hypothermia is a rare condition in horses, and it is usually caused by environmental accidents such as falling into a frozen body of water.

Jan 12, 2023 · 4 min read
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Horse

Hemlock poisoning is a potentially life-threatening condition in horses caused by the ingestion of a toxic dose of the Conium maculatum plant, also known as hemlock or poison hemlock. 

Jan 27, 2023 · 4 min read
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Horse

Heavy metal poisoning is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when horses ingest toxic levels of heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, or mercury. Common symptoms include weight loss, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

Jan 30, 2023 · 4 min read
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Horse

Hairy vetch toxicosis is a rare and life-threatening condition in horses caused by the ingestion of the hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) plant.

Nov 6, 2023 · 3 min read
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Horse

Hemangiosarcoma in horses is a rare yet aggressive cancer of the blood vessel walls.

Jan 7, 2024 · 3 min read
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Horse

A hoof abscess is an accumulation of pus (infection) within a horse’s hoof, which can lead to severe lameness and more serious infections.

Jan 20, 2024 · 4 min read
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Horse

Hoary alyssum poisoning in horses is a rare and potentially life-threatening condition resulting from the ingestion of large quantities of hoary alyssum (*Berteroa incana*) plants.

Jan 20, 2024 · 5 min read

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