It can be very difficult to diagnose chronic poisoning in horses caused by the consumption of acorns, says Dr Mac.
When grazing, horses accidently disturb this highly venomous snake, and are often bitten on the face, says Dr Mac.
If you have a small body frame, are athletic and enjoy riding, this may the career for you, says Dr Mac.
The health of your horse’s heart can be affected by pathogens, worm load or toxins, says Dr Mac.
Leading one horse while riding another is a useful skill that can be hard to learn, says Dr Mac.
Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, sometimes called Cushing’s syndrome, is a common hormonal disease in older horses, says Dr Mac.
A wide range of homeopathic remedies is available for treating competition horses, according to Dr Mac.
Biting flies are not only a nuisance, but can also transmit diseases and deliver painful bites, says Dr Mac.
Like many industries, the horse industry is suffering due to COVID-19 regulations. If you own a farm, bringing in some game could offer you another income stream, says Dr Mac.
This non-invasive diagnostic tool can identify ‘hotspots’ that are linked to unsoundness, says Dr Mac.
Alcohol-free beer is a perfect alternative to fizzy drinks, and is increasing in popularity amongst professional riders around the world, says Dr Mac.
Horse breeding is a complicated matter, with many variables to consider, says Dr Mac.