Guidelines for a Medical Emergency

Naturally, horses are a bit injury prone: when they fall, they fall farther than a human does, and they land on weight that is much heavier than a person. If you own horses, it is possible that you may experience medical emergencies. So how…

Equine Laminitis

  Uh oh! Is your hooved friend walking funny? It may be caused by Laminitis. What is laminitis? Laminitis is defined as the damage of the laminae, which is tissue that connects their hoof to the bones in their feet. This damage…
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Listen Up! Learn Something New About Horse Ears

Are you all ears? The study of equine audiology, or horse’s hearing, has taught us a lot. From how the shape helps them receive sound to just how many frequencies they can hear, understanding how horses hear can help us build better companionship…
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What is A Vet Compounding Pharmacy & When Should I Go to One?

Here at BRD Vet Rx, we call ourselves an equine vet compounding pharmacy. You know that our passion is to help horses achieve the happiest and healthiest lifestyle possible, but what exactly makes us different from a non-compounding vet or pharmacist?  What…
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Festive & Functional Horse Stall Ideas For Fall 2021

I don’t know about you, but as soon as the days get colder and the leaves start turning, I feel a sense of excitement. The seasonal change makes me eager to break out the decorations and find some new DIY projects to welcome autumn. Then I…
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The Surprising Truth About the History of Horses

Can you believe that the history of horses dates back to nearly 50 million years ago? These intelligent and majestic animals provide joy and purpose for many people around the world - from their cuteness to the ability to form meaningful connections…