Equine Veterinary Blog
Importance of Pre-Purchase Exams for Horses: Expert Advice from Advanced Equine Of The Hudson Valley
At Advanced Equine Of The Hudson Valley, we believe that a pre-purchase exam is an essential step in the horse-buying process, and we recommend that all buyers have one conducted before making a purchase.
EOTRH - Dental Disease In Horses: Common Causes Symptoms & Treatment
Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis (EOTRH) is a dental disease that affects horses. It is a painful condition that can result in tooth loss and significant discomfort for the animal. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for EOTRH in horses.
Caring for Your Horse's Hooves (5 Tips)
A horse with unhealthy hooves is an unhealthy horse. So, it’s vital to take proper care of your horse’s hooves to ensure they can stand and move freely without pain, discomfort, or other hoof-related problems.
How to Care for Your Horse in Winter
As the seasons change throughout the year, your horse’s care should change too. The things your horse needs during the hot and humid summer months are not necessarily the best things to keep them healthy during the cold months of winter. In order to optimize your horse’s health and performance this season, consider the following winter care tips for horses.
What You Should Know About Stomach Ulcers in Horses During GI Health Month
Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is the official term for referring to gastric ulcer disease in horses. This term encompasses a wide range of different types of ulcers that can occur for a variety of underlying reasons.
It's Spooky Season! Common Things That Frighten Horses and How to Handle Them Safely
Horses are prey animals which means they have a natural fight or flight response. However, some horses are jumpier than others, and a variety of things can frighten or startle them. These are anxious horses, and to understand how you can calm your horse’s fear, you first have to understand what’s causing it.
Equine Tips: How To Properly Train Your Horse
In this blog post, we will discuss four key steps in horse training: groundwork, desensitization, saddle training, and weight training. Follow these tips, and you will be on your way to having an obedient and well-behaved mount!
Aging Gracefully: Pain Management for Older Horses
At Advanced Equine of the Hudson Valley, our veterinarians are always here to help you manage your older horse’s pain and underlying conditions to keep your horse comfortable, healthy, and happy throughout the golden years.