Alternative remedies, although not a substitute for veterinary attention, can be incredibly effective healers
Scientific advances mean the chances of getting your mare in-foal - no matter what her age - are increasing
What are the potential complications of putting a horse's limb in a cast?
Find out what the welfare risks are to horses over the age of 15
The debate about what to do if blood is seen around a horse's mouth during international competition is set to rumble on into 2012. But what can we do if an oral wound does occur?
Find out how you can tell if your horse is making abnormal breathing noises
Find out how you can prevent your horse suffering from either impactions or urinary problems this winter
Research shows that stretching is beneficial to horses muscle development
The Royal Veterinary College's Prof Roger Smith explains how stem cell therapy works and why its role in injury repair is becoming increasingly recognised
What are the pros and cons of denerving your horse?
Find out how to diagnose and treat a displaced superficial digital flexor tendon
Lymphangitis is a potentially serious equine condition caused by bacterial infection of the lymphatic system
Diagnosing the cause of lameness will always be one of the biggest challenges in veterinary science
Surgical removal of soft tissue swellings, where there is no associated lameness, is difficult and traumatic
What can we do to reduce the risk of colic in horses that crib-bite and windsuck?
There is a massive industry based upon non-pharmaceutical remedies for lameness. The question is, do they work?
At the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) annual congress last month, mention was made of a newly recognised lung condition first reported in the USA in 2007
Many former racehorses go on to enjoy second careers, but the stresses and strains of the racetrack often leave veterinary legacies that need careful management
Injuries to the sacroiliac joint — the horse’s hind-end motor — are hard to diagnose and even harder to treat
Falls, kicks and collisions can lead to broken jaws — fractures can even be self-inflicted. But this part of the horse’s body is remarkably adept at healing