Wound Care Stories

Wound Care Stories

Regardless of the cause, all wounds must be cleaned and kept free of dirt and debris. Daily washing with anti-bacterial soap, and the application o...

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Mane & Tail Eczema

Mane & Tail Eczema

This is a condition that all horse people have encountered. It is a dermatitis that is attributed to dirt and smegma build up on the dock of the ta...

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Photosensitization / Sunburn

Photosensitization / Sunburn

Horses with pink skin on muzzles, topline and faces are primary candidates for this affliction. Affected horses will show discomfort and pain, and ...

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Fistulous Withers

Fistulous Withers

Fistulous withers is a serious problem and should be treated aggressively to ensure the best outcome for the affected horse. Chronic draining infec...

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Saddle Sores / Galls

Saddle Sores / Galls

The skin under the saddle and girth on riding horses, and on the shoulder area of driving horses, are common sites for skin and soft tissue damage....

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Dandruff & Mystery Hair Loss

Dandruff & Mystery Hair Loss

Pityriasis is the scientific name for dandruff, a condition in which the skin becomes scaly, and the coat dry and flaky. In some instances the hair...

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Neck Threadworm

Neck Threadworm

On any ivermectin or moxidectin wormer you’ll see a list of parasites. At the end you will see the words Onchocerca Microfilariae, commonly known a...

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Fungus & Ringworm

Fungus & Ringworm

Fungus or ringworm presents as hairless patches with crusty, scabby skin. These lesions are most common on the face, neck, shoulders, chest, or und...

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