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A Valiant Fight

Last spring Stephanie met Jeanette Sassoon and her inspirational gelding Valiant, a 27-year-old dressage horse blind since age 6. Today she sends him prayers as he rests in critical condition....

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....

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Here's a chance to interface with the editorial team of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/TheHorse.com. 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.