EQUESTRIAN HEALTH AND CARE TIPS

HELPFUL TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HORSES HAPPY AND HEALTHY!

My Horse Health provides insightful articles about general horse health and care. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent common equine challenges like behavior, digestive and health related issues. You’ll also find information about common care, equestrian events and other topics related specifically to the care of fillies, colts, mares, stallions and senior horses.

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What Can You Give A Horse To Calm Them Down?

What Can You Give A Horse To Calm Them Down?

Does your horse behave well at home but not at the showgrounds? He's level-headed, focused and performing near perfect every time you're in the saddle. Both of you are ready...
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How Can I Protect My Horse From Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1)

How Can I Protect My Horse From Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1)

EHV-1 is a rhinopneumonitis that usually causes respiratory infection in horses. Infected horses will often exhibit symptoms such as: high fevers, lethargy, nasal discharge, enlarged lymph nodes and swelling of...
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What Is The Best Horse Feed Supplement For Performance Horses?

What Is The Best Horse Feed Supplement For Performance Horses?

To keep equine athletes training, performing and competing at their best, it's important to understand that they have additional nutritional needs.  You can't feed a performance horse the same way...
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Why Performance Horses Need Different Levels of Nutrition, Vitamins and Supplements

Why Performance Horses Need Different Levels of Nutrition, Vitamins and Supplements

With any horse, there are factors such as breed, age, body type and activity level that influence a horse's dietary needs. Equines that need additional nutritional support are pregnant or...
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Safe EIPH Bleeding Treatment For Athletic Horses

Safe EIPH Bleeding Treatment For Athletic Horses

If your equine athlete has ever had a nosebleed (epistaxis), then you are probably familiar with the term: Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH). It's likely you've discussed both medical and non-medical...
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What Can I Give My Horse For More Energy?

What Can I Give My Horse For More Energy?

You've been trying to get your horse fit for competition but most days he seems lazy and lethargic. The veterinarian gave him a complete check-up, including blood work and he's...
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The Best Calming Supplements for Horses

The Best Calming Supplements for Horses

Even the best trained horses can experience anxiety and nervousness occasionally. Some situations, like shipping or having their teeth done can stress out even the quietest of equines. Maybe your...
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Important Questions To Ask When Choosing Horse Supplements

Important Questions To Ask When Choosing Horse Supplements

In recent years, horse nutrition has been scientifically researched allowing for more targeted supplementation. A balanced equine diet must include fats, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Horses in heavy training,...
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Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage In Horses

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage In Horses

EIPH or Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage is common in Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds, especially those that race. It is bleeding, or epistaxis, from the nasal passages following extreme exertion. The bleeding may...
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