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 antibacterial soap and...

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SWEET ITCH (CULICOIDES HYPERSENSITIVITY)

WHAT IS SWEET ITCH? Sweet Itch is the layman's term for a hypersensitivity or allergic reaction to the saliva of biting insects. Their bites can...

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SCRATCHES

WHAT ARE SCRATCHES? Pastern Dermatitis, commonly known as scratches, mud fever, greasy heel, or cracked heel, presents itself when the skin in the hollow of...

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RINGWORM

One day you saddle up and go for a ride, when all of a sudden you notice something is off about your horse. It’s hard...

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RAIN ROT IN HORSES

What is Rain Rot? If your horse’s coat is matted into tufts or irregular patterns, and if they have developed tight scabs that come off...

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NECK THREADWORM

WHAT IS NECK THREADWORM? On any ivermectin wormer you’ll see a list of parasites. At the end you will see the words Onchocerca Microfilariae, commonly...

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MANE AND TAIL ITCHING AND RUBBING

REASONS FOR MANE AND TAIL ITCHING - Horse owners dream of their horse having a beautiful, luxurious mane and tail. Mane and tail rubbing and...

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MALLENDERS AND SALLENDERS (HYPERKERATOSIS)

WHAT IS MALLENDERS & SALLENDERS? Mallenders & Sallenders, what? Most horse people have never heard of these funny sounding and antiquated names, and unless you...

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DANDRUFF & MYSTERY HAIR LOSS

DANDRUFF & HAIR LOSS Hair loss and dandruff can be caused by environment and temperature, or by more serious issues that affect the hair follicles,...

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CANNON CRUD (CANNON KERATOSIS)

WHAT IS CANNON CRUD? Oh, that stuck on crud on your horse's cannon bones. There stands your beautiful horse, groomed to stunning perfection, but like...

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