Category «Reasons to Call the Vet»

Prevent the spread of Strangles

If you find out that a horse on your farm has strangles, then it is essential to keep it quarantined from the other horses to prevent the spread of strangles.  This is part two of “My Horse has Strangles.”  I want to thank an anonymous person for their first-hand experience with strangles and all of …

My Horse has Strangles

My horse has strangles, what should I do?  Today I’m going to help you learn what to do to help your horse and to prevent the spread of this disease to other horses. I want to thank an anonymous person for helping me write this article.  This person has just had a strangles outbreak at …

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam

Why should you do a Pre Purchase Exam?  Because you should make sure the horse that you want to purchase can do the job you want it to do. When purchasing a horse, there are several things to look at, price, location, bloodlines, disposition, conformation, and of course, lameness.  Here are some suggestions of things …