AHP NEWSGROUP: Cavallo Hoof Boots Q&A: Caring for Horses During Extreme Weather

Reading Time: 5 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2019 ROBERTS CREEK, British Columbia Contact: Cavallo Horse & Rider Jenny@Cavallo-Inc.com High Res Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/oc39g7n38y0flry/AAAeJYwLXccmrzXyzSLRS9xBa?dl=0 Cavallo Hoof Boots Q&A: Caring for Horses During Extreme Weather Q: What should we do to keep all animals –and especially our horses— healthy during the extremely cold weather? A: “Animals left in vehicles, chained […]

Why Use an NSAID?

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts:Abby StrawderSenior Public Relations Manager, Sullivan Higdon & SinkAbby.Strawder@shscom.com816-283-4782Mark BixlerBoehringer Ingelheim Animal Health – U.S. Communications678-209-3077mark.bixler@boehringer-ingelheim.com Contact your veterinarian before administering non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It can happen to anyone – your horse is lame. Lameness can be very subtle, or can be more obvious, but in each case, it’s important […]

Fear the Fungi

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Haygain Happenings PR Contact: Kim F Miller 949 644 2165 949 293 1555 (cell) kimfmiller1@mac.com Just-released 3-year study cites steamed hay as critical to preventing IAD, a stealth equine ailment that affects over 80% of horses. January 30, 2019: Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects huge numbers of horses and often goes undetected […]

Winter Respiratory Health

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Libby, susan@uckele.com An elevated concentration of irritants in the air causes measurable lung inflammation in all horses. There may or may not be a true allergic component. Continued exposure can lead to IAD (inflammatory airway disease) or RAO (recurrent airway obstruction) in susceptible horses. These conditions have a considerable impact […]

Understanding Fatty Acids

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Libby, susan@uckele.com Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats in the same way that amino acids are the basic unit of proteins. When picking a fat for your horse, you should be guided by the fatty acid levels.The fat content of the horse’s natural diet is quite low – […]

Should You Worry About The Equine Large Strongyle Worm?

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31st, 2018 Horsemen’s Laboratory, John Byrd D.V.M. Tel: 217-586-2004 Photos are available on request. Media Contact: Tel 607-434-4470 By Nikki Alvin-Smith Thankfully scientists produced anthelmintic treatment for the equine large stronglye worm in the 1960’s and with the advent of Ivermectin, the presence of the equine large strongyle worm population was […]

Keep Your Horse at His Optimal Winter Weight

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Luciano emily@luckydeecommunications.com Dr. Joyce Harman offers expert advice on keeping your horse at his prime over the winter months. Dec. 31, 2018 (Flint Hill, Va.)— As humans, we have winter-weight everything: winter-weight jackets, socks, hats—we may even find a new weight for ourselves over the course of the cold months! […]

Equine Strongyle Worms Weather The Winter

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12th, 2018 Horsemen’s Laboratory, John Byrd D.V.M. Tel: 217-586-2004 Photos are available on request. Media Contact: Tel 607-434-4470 By Nikki Alvin-Smith Like many horse owners I was under the assumption that freezing temperatures in winter would kill off any small strongyle worm eggs or larvae on horse pastures, and stop the […]

Caring for Skin During Winter

Reading Time: 3 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Libby; susan@uckele.com Winter means a break from insect related skin issues, but it has its own set of unique problems. The cold, dry air in winter leads to a major cause of delayed healing, which is the dehydration of exposed tissue. A moist environment is important for cells to migrate […]

Why You Should Care About Evidence Based Equine Parasite Control

Reading Time: 5 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30th, 2018 Horsemen’s Laboratory, John Byrd D.V.M. Tel: 217-586-2004 Photos are available on request. Media Contact: Tel 607 434 4470 By Nikki Alvin-Smith The stark reality about dewormers and their use in horses, is that worms of variant types are becoming resistant to the products currently available on the market. According […]