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Owners Don't Take Pictures of Sick Horses

And other things I learned from the February issue......

Uveitis: A Little Bit of Hades

If I owned a horse with uveitis, I'd be empathizing with him this week as I've been sidelined with the condition. Uveitis, simply, involves extremely painful inflammation of the cellular layer of the eye....


Kip Deville. Barbaro. Secretariat. All were champions, and all share the lamentable status of having eventually succumbed to an illness that haunts all horse owners: laminitis. Whether we've lost one of our own horses to the insidious disease, or whether we've ached for the caretakers, veterinarians, and brave horses that have battled it for months at a time, exhausting every treatment option, laminitis...

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Here's a chance to interface with the editorial team of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/ Stephanie L. Church, editor-in-chief of The Horse, posts items here that are relevant to horse health and issues in the industry that affect the equine animals we love. Whether you agree or disagree with the concepts she discusses, please keep your comments in good taste--that's all we ask! Also please remember that we cannot provide veterinary advice and will defer specific veterinary questions to your chosen equine practitioner.