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Below are some articles that contain important information on common conditions and common questions that arise in equine medicine and in the course of caring for horses. You can click on the picture corresponding to the information to read the articles. Please reach out if you have any questions on any of the topics (or about anything else). 

CUSHINGS VS METABOLIC SYNDROME

Is your horse a little "fluffier" than normal. Are they cresty and an easy keeper? Have the foundered? If you answered yes to any of these then this article is a must read. Click here to read.

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VACCINES

Proper vaccinations are essential to keeping your horses healthy. This is a quick explanation of how vaccines work and some of the diseases we can protect against. Click here to read more.

FIRST AID

No one likes to see their horse injured or be in need of a vet, but unfortunately it happens. There are many things you can do at home on your own, as well as things you can do while waiting for the vet to arrive. Click here to read more.

If you want a list to help you make your first aid kit click here.

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PREGNANCY AND FOALING

Foaling is a very exciting time for a mare owner - when things go right. In most cases you will come out and find a happy mare and foal and you'll just get to kick back and watch the miracle of babies. But what is normal? And what should you watch for? Click here to read more.

COLIC

Colic - the very word breaths fear into every horse owner. But what exactly is colic? And can you do anything to prevent it? Click here to read more. 

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GASTRIC ULCERS

Ulcers. The word circulates in the horse world, but what does it truly mean? Did you know there are actually multiple types of gastric ulcers and, though they can cause the same symptoms, they are caused by different things and are treated differently? Click here to read more.

ARTHRITIS

There is much controversy in the horse world about what causes arthritis at certain ages. Certainly high work loads place extra pressure on joints and injuries can cause arthritis in an otherwise healthy joint. What do we mean when we say arthritis? How does it occur and what can be done to keep these horses comfortable, and even performing. Click here to view a copy of Dr. Cheryl's 2024 Camrose Equine Expo talk.

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