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  • hoof
  • Abscesses can occur anywhere in the body, but when the hoof is involved, it's too painful for the horse to place weight on the area. (thepetwiki.com)
  • There are a number of ways a horse may develop a hoof abscess. (thepetwiki.com)
  • Stand the horse in a cool creek - if one is available - and place an Easyboot on the affected hoof and lead him back home. (horseillustrated.com)
  • 15. It takes 9-12 months to re-grow an entire horse hoof. (theequinest.com)
  • We also note any abnormalities in hoof balance or conformation at rest, then, when the horse is in motion, we watch such characteristics as how the horse's hooves land. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • In normal horses, 2 forces influence the position of the coffin bone within the hoof: the downward push of the horse's weight and the upward pull of the deep flexor tendon as it attaches to the sole surface of the coffin bone. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • In horses with laminitis, when the downward force is greater than the upward pull of the flexor tendon, the coffin bone "sinks" in the hoof capsule. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Feed supplements containing biotin and methionine may help to aid good quality hoof growth, especially for those horses with naturally brittle feet. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • perennial
  • The Project is directed at enabling designers of 'carbon farms' and 'food forests': agroecosystems of perennial plants, to choose the most appropriate plants for their requirements and site conditions. (pfaf.org)
  • occur
  • With a soft-tissue injury, further damage will occur if the horse continues to work. (horseillustrated.com)
  • In the case of fresh plants, vision and perception would be quickly affected, and neurological impairment would also occur. (serenataflowers.com)
  • How does arthritis in horses occur? (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Dryland distemper can occur in any age, sex, or breed of horse, but most cases occur in young animals (less than five years of age), according to Sharon Spier, DVM, PhD, Dipl. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • recurrence
  • Follow these recommendations closely, as overworking your horse can lead to recurrence of laminitis. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • While prognosis generally is good for a complete recovery, some horses might have recurrence of abscesses or sores once treatment is stopped. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • soil
  • While a horse can still remain healthy with purely grazing, it's important to note that even with the utmost care, exceptional growing season, and the best quality soil, horses will still require additional supplements for parts of the year - especially during fall, winter, and early spring. (barnmice.com)
  • show horses
  • Some performance, sport and show horses require extra supplements due to their strenuous activities. (barnmice.com)
  • In horses which produce large amounts of smegma and appear uncomfortable, and in show horses or others where this would be considered unsightly, excess smegma can be wiped or rinsed away with warm clean water using soap which contains no antiseptics or detergents. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • neurological
  • L. hirsutus contains beta-N-oxalylamino-L-alanine (BOAA), a potent neuroexcitatory amino acid in that induces damage to the horses' neurological system. (horsedvm.com)
  • list
  • Though not an inclusive list, it contains the toxic plants that are most likely to affect horses. (msu.edu)
  • This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. (wildflower.org)
  • The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. (wildflower.org)
  • Click HERE for a list of plants! (proximacentauri.ca)
  • I've gathered a huge list of all of the random horse facts I could find. (theequinest.com)
  • The history should describe the horse, detail any previous medical and surgical problems, indicate the dates of any past radiographs (x-rays), list any medication given in the past 2 weeks, list dates of dewormings and vaccinations in the past year, and the pregnancy status of the horse, if a mare. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • abrasions
  • Equaide is the most effective solution for the treatment of cuts, wounds, abrasions and proud flesh for horses available today. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • cats
  • You may have heard of CBD's benefits for humans, but did you know that CBD can be used for pets such as dogs, cats, and there's even Innovetpet CBD Oil for horses CBD works very well by supplementing the ECS (Endocannabinoid System), which is responsible for various aspects in overall health. (barnmice.com)
  • proper
  • Just like the average pet, a horse requires proper care, but much unlike the average pet, raising horses also requires a tremendous amount of care and knowledge for it to thrive and maintain its optimal health. (barnmice.com)
  • If you suspect your horse has dryland distemper, contact us 619.659.1180 for a diagnosis and a proper treatment regimen. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • teeth
  • The horse has hypsodont teeth, which continue to erupt throughout the animal's life. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Regular dental care is important to make sure teeth are in good condition so the horse can get the most nutrition out of his feed, and to address any problems that might interfere with a bit in his mouth. (horseillustrated.com)
  • The most routine procedure that I perform on a young horse is removal of wolf teeth, however misalignment and retained caps can also be addressed. (horseillustrated.com)
  • I also take special care when floating/equilibrating a younger horse because the teeth are general softer. (horseillustrated.com)
  • You've probably heard that knowledgeable horsemen tell how old the horse is just by looking at his teeth. (horseillustrated.com)
  • The average horse will shed 24 teeth and erupt 36 to 44 teeth by the age of four years. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Most male horses have four small canine teeth (sometimes referred to as "bridle" teeth), but don't be surprised if you have a mare who never develops canines. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Some-but not all-horses have "wolf teeth," small adult teeth that can erupt anywhere from the age of about six months up until the horse is two years old. (horseillustrated.com)
  • A horse can have anywhere from one to four wolf teeth, although four is considered highly unusual. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Since wolf teeth can cause pain if they bump against the bit, most dentists will remove them before the horse goes into training. (horseillustrated.com)
  • 13. Horses teeth never stop growing. (theequinest.com)
  • 33. The best way to determine the age of a horse is by examaning it's teeth. (theequinest.com)
  • usually
  • Horses usually die from starvation/dehydration. (lbemc.com)
  • Locoweed - Locoweed is a plant that grows year-round, usually in dry areas such as the Rocky Mountains. (serenataflowers.com)
  • 9. Horses like sweet flavors and will usually reject anything sour or bitter. (theequinest.com)
  • 26. A small indent in a horses skin (usually on the neck or shoulder) is called a prophet's mark and is considered good luck. (theequinest.com)
  • While this may seem an innocent attempt to keep their horse 'clean', sheath washing is usually unnecessary and can result in the establishment of quite severe bacterial infection which can be very difficult to resolve. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Older horses (usually over 20 years) with a pituitary tumor tend to develop laminitis from increased production of cortisone. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Some gardeners claim weevils are also snacking on their lily of the valley plants, but their appearance is usually brief and does not hurt the plant. (gardeningknowhow.com)
  • abscesses
  • Dryland distemper might take weeks or months for abscesses to develop fully after the horse is infected. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • This means that horses might be transported to a region where dryland distemper is unknown, develop active abscesses or sores, and because of the scarcity of the disease in that region, not be diagnosed properly, or at all. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • owners
  • Being the grazing, foraging animals that horses are, it is no wonder that horse owners get worried about toxic plants. (lbemc.com)
  • Many horse owners have begun to implement feeding herbal supplements to improve both health and performance. (barnmice.com)
  • The information gained can be used by horse owners, vets, researchers and nutritionists to improve the health and performance of the animals in their care. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Already horse owners can use this information to adapt training and nutrition regimens to help prevent or reduce the development of disease. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • This will enable horse owners to know in advance if it is affected and devise a suitable programme of management. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Supporting horses, their owners, and the veterinarians who recommend Succeed. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Some horse owners feel that it is necessary to 'wash' a colt or gelding's prepuce (sheath) and penis on a fairly regular basis. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Inflammation
  • Though your horse may appear more comfortable after treatment has begun, it takes considerable time to reduce inflammation in the foot. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • health
  • It's important that you know all there is to know about how to care for a horse, observing what good horse health looks like, and when you need to call a veterinarian. (barnmice.com)
  • Ultimately the Horse Genome project is to benefit the health and welfare of horses. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • That's why Succeed was created to give horses a chance to maintain disgestive health and wellness, in spite of being kept in stalls, used in performance, and fed intermittently on a diet of processed grain feed. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Used in conjunction with history, physical examination and blood work, the FBT can support a differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal health conditions in horses, including suspected gastric ulcers, colonic ulcers, protein-losing enteropathies, and more. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Thank you for the excellent health care you provide for our family's horses. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Consumption
  • Most toxic plant consumption is a result of circumstance rather than a desire to eat the offending plant. (msu.edu)
  • Some toxicities take repeated consumption over time, so monitor horses closely on a daily basis and note any change in physical appearance or behavior. (msu.edu)
  • Increasing the percentage of native plants in the valley will not only reduce our water consumption but will add much beauty and traditional landscape to valley. (quintamazatlan.com)
  • exam
  • A dental exam on a young horse is very important. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Excellent prompt service on prepurchase exam that allowed me to complete purchase and receive horse in Northern CA within one week of test ride. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • Reproductive exam including uterine culture or semen evaluation if the horse is going to be used for breeding. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • typically
  • Plant is typically eaten when no other food is present. (lbemc.com)
  • Hoary alyssum is a herbaceous plant with a grayish green stem and typically 1 to 4 feet tall. (msu.edu)
  • Even horses that do recover would not typically return back to normal. (serenataflowers.com)
  • The normal rectal temperature of a horse is 98 F to 101.5 F. It is typically higher in the evening than in the morning. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • soles
  • To help prevent stone bruises, Nancy Elliot, D.V.M., who specializes in endurance horses, suggests toughening the soles of the hooves with iodine or iodine/formalin prior to the trip and using pads. (horseillustrated.com)
  • Also, horses with thin or flat soles do not have as much protection of the coffin bone. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • substance
  • Diglucoside amygdalin is a cyanogenic glucoside, which if disturbed, causes the plant the respond with an immediate chemical defense which causes the release of Glc, an aldehyde or ketone, and HCN, a toxic substance to animals. (horsedvm.co.uk)
  • If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible. (aspca.org)
  • lame
  • You are out riding and without warning your horse is lame. (thepetwiki.com)
  • In others, these changes progress to a stage where the horse goes lame. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • In arthritis, there is pain when the affected joint is flexed (bent) and the horse may be lame or stiff at the walk or trot. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • In lame horses, a crack through the coronary band may be painful to palpate and the edges may move apart when the horse bears weight, signifying instability. (drgarfinkel.com)
  • pounds
  • 1-4% body weight (10-40 pounds per 1000 pound horse) over several weeks to months. (lbemc.com)
  • 4-8% body weight (40-80 pounds per 1000 pound horse) over several days can be lethal. (lbemc.com)
  • 4-5 pounds of hemlock for a typical 1000 pound horse can be fatal. (lbemc.com)
  • On average, a horse can eat up to 15 to 20 pounds per day. (barnmice.com)
  • persist
  • The underlying condition can often be cured, but the laminitis may persist, leaving the horse with chronic (long-term) founder. (drgarfinkel.com)