Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Health News

Health News

Check out horse Health News for the latest articles by Dr. Juliet Getty, Ph.D. and other equestrian professionals and organizations compelled to advise about horse health. Here you will find horse health content about foot care, laminitis, colic, feeding your equine, worming, vaccinations and many more categories.

Winter Freedom! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Brrrr! It’s cold! Time to take that heavy jacket out of the closet. And it’s time to prepare the...

What is “Vegetable” oil? by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The ingredient list is your most important source of information when evaluating a feed or supplement...

(StatePoint) Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent...

Respect the Power of the Horse's Instincts A letter from Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The issue is still free choice forage feeding. I respect and honor the...

All Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Quarantines Released in Colorado   BROOMFIELD, Colo. – As of March 4, 2016, all Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) affected premises have been released...

Welcome to our Health News. Dr. Juliet Getty, Ph.D. is a frequent contributor to this section as well as national organizations like the AAEP...

Horse Hoof Health & Nutrition: Balance is Key by Purina Animal Nutrition | Jan 9, 2017 | Nutrition affects your horse's hooves, but balance is essential...

  Even Non-GMO is Not Necessarily Safe By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Non-GMO. Do you know what it means? And is it better than GMO? It must...

Add a Serving of Caution to the Tender Spring Grass By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Spring is almost upon us in most of the country, so...

The MN Horse Welfare Coalition has announced its 8th annual Equine Castration Clinic on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Scott County Fairgrounds in Jordan,...

Music Calms Horses’ Emotional State Research Reflection by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Researchers from Poland set out to determine the effect of music played in the...

Dr. Getty focuses on "Practical Dietary Tips for Promoting Optimal Hoof Health" in recorded webinar   For years, horse owners have relied on Dr. Juliet Getty...

Colostrum – An Exceptional Superfood! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Colostrum – you know it as the mare’s first milk. It is a complex fluid, rich...

Dr. Getty’s Tip of the Month: Snow will NOT meet your horse’s water needs! Piles of fluffy snow in your pasture - and a horse that nibbles...

Dr. Getty suggests: Measures to Reduce Cribbing   Your horse presses his top teeth against a solid object, arches his neck, and swallows air in a...

Dr. Getty’s February Tip: Hay before grain, or vice-versa? Which should be fed first – hay or grain?  If you’re feeding correctly, this issue is truly a moot point because the...

For your horse’s sake: Salt needs more attention during hot months Make salt a higher priority than electrolytes  By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Your horse sweats more...