The Right Way to Dose Electrolytes

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Libby, susan@uckele.com Even mild dehydration can have an effect on performance. Once you know the basics, it’s not that difficult to supplement electrolytes correctly, but many people don’t know how – and the consequences may be taking more of a toll than is realized. Electrolytes are minerals that exist in […]

The Real Cause of Pasture-Associated Laminitis (PAL)

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2019 Contact: Nancy Collins 603-323-7469 Photo available upon request. Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD It isn’t fructan. It isn’t hind gut acidosis. Here’s the science: The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Laminitis Working Group did a four-year study with the goal of identifying laminitis risks. Other than diet, Equine Metabolic […]

Veterinarian-Horse Owner Partnership Remains Focus for Equine Parasite Control

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 Media Contacts: Kassi Hoxmeier Bader Rutter 262-938-5522 khoxmeier@bader-rutter.com The American Association of Equine Practitioners released updated equine parasite control PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 28, 2019 — The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) released updated equine parasite control guidelines earlier this month, providing unified strategies for veterinarians and horse owners […]

Maintain Your Horse’s Safety This Fourth of July

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Kassi Hoxmeier Bader Rutter khoxmeier@bader-rutter.com 262-938-5522 Implement these safety best practices to help celebrate Independence Day with the greatest display of all – a safe, injury-free horse. Independence Day brings out patriotism, family fun and more than 200 million pounds of fireworks, according to the American Pyrotechnics Association. […]

Do You Know What Care Your Senior Horse Needs?

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jackie Bellamy-Zions Communications Equine Guelph Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 519.824.4120 ext. 54756 jbellamy@uoguelph.ca Have an older horse? Take a minute this May to learn about the management and health of your loyal companion during their golden years with Equine Guelph’s Senior Horse Tool (www.equineguelph.ca/seniorhorsetool), developed in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim. […]

QUICK TIPS: Protecting Your Horse Against Rabies is in Your Hands

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kassi Hoxmeier Bader Rutter khoxmeier@bader-rutter.com 262-938-5522 Annual vaccination offers a responsible approach to protecting against core diseases. All core equine diseases pose grave dangers, but rabies presents the most serious threat for exposed horses and humans who encounter them. Annual vaccination is the only way to protect your horse against rabies — […]

Make a Point to Discuss Vaccinations with Your Vet to Guard Against Influenza and Disease

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jackie Bellamy-Zions Communications & AdministrationEquine Guelph50 McGilvray StreetGuelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1E-mail: jbellamy@uoguelph.caPhone: 519-824-4120, ext. 54756 A real and present threat to your horse’s health More than 100 racing yards were on lockdown this past Thursday Feb. 7 as horse races were called off due to a flu outbreak in […]

Is Your Horse Misbehaving? Consider the Possibility of Stomach Ulcers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Subtle signs may indicate more serious issues. By Boehringer Ingelheim Have you ever spent time with your horse and thought, “Something just isn’t right. Why is my horse so irritated? What’s got the horse in such a bad mood?” It could be little things like pinning their ears while being groomed or kicking out when […]

Fight The Flies On All Fronts

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelcie Griffith, 774-773-1112 or KGriffith@SmartPak.com SmartPak is the one-stop to help you manage the chaos of fly season PLYMOUTH, MA – March 7, 2019 – Don’t let bugs be a never-ending battle for you and your horse this year. From the gear your horse needs, to the prevention measures in and […]

Kentucky Horse Council Announces SUPPORT OF House Bill 98 – KLAIRES LAW

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kentucky Horse Council Katy Ross Executive Director (859) 367-0509 Lexington, KY (March 4, 2019) – The Kentucky Horse Council has announced support for their top legislative priority for 2019, HB 98 also known as Klaire’s Law. The bill strengthens the laws surrounding equine abuse and neglect. Introduced by Representative Diane St. […]