Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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.

Social stress plays a role in the development of fecal liquid Research Reflection by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany studied possible...

Is Your Horse on Bute? Consider Something Other than Omeprazole to Prevent Ulcers   by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Bute (phenylbutazone) is the most commonly used NSAID...

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

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...

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...

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...

What Every Horse Needs, Period. By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The horse world is cluttered with feeds, supplements, and remedies all promising a better, “new and...

Three Equine Health Updates for Colorado BROOMFIELD, Colo. –In an effort to prevent confusion, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is providing an update on three...

Hay before grain, or vice versa? By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. This is a recurring question that I receive. Which should be fed first – hay...

The Healthy, Older Horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Let me tell you about Bugsy. He was an Appendix quarter horse I rescued a few years...

Dr. Getty's Tip of the Month: Hay is missing key nutrients Living pasture grasses and alfalfa are rich in fat and water-soluble vitamins, essential fatty...

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

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...

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...

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

Prepare for severe weather: Minnesota Commerce Department offers insurance tips   SAINT PAUL – With recent damage caused by severe storms in Minnesota and neighboring states,...

Piles of grass clippings are no treat for your horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Are you tempted to cut your grass, then rake it into...