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The Problems with Corn Consumption

The Problems with Corn Consumption

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS​
In this guest question and answer, originally featured on The Horse, Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS addresses whether corn is harmful for horses and explains the health implications. My horses got into a pasture yesterday where deer co…
Aloe Vera for Equine Ulcers?

Aloe Vera for Equine Ulcers?

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS​
In this guest question and answer, originally featured on The Horse, Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS addresses whether oral aloe vera could help gastric ulcers and offers evidence-based alternatives.My mare has a history of equine…
Avoiding Colic Through Management

Avoiding Colic Through Management

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS
Turnout, diet, and water consumption are critical considerations when avoiding colic. In this guest blog originally featured on The Horse, equine health expert Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, discusses ways to avoid colic through…
Severe Colic and New Treatments

Severe Colic and New Treatments

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS
Generally, the population of horses that develop severe colic includes the ones that don’t respond to the veterinarian’s initial treatment. Almost all severe colics start as mild colics that are simply left too long. Delve into the signs and symptoms…
7 Must-Know Horse Colic Prevention Tips

7 Must-Know Horse Colic Prevention Tips

by Arenus Animal Health
Colic is one of the most distressing medical emergencies a horse owner can experience; it can come on quickly, is extremely painful and potentially life threatening. Luckily, with a good understanding of your horse's digestive system, you can help pr…