Give us a call today: 844-447-5422

U
How to find horseback riding trails

How to find horseback riding trails

Depending on where you live and keep your horse, you may not have much space for riding your horse at home. One of the best ways to enjoy the end of summer is to take your horse on a field trip and adventure to a trail together. Equestrian trails can offer many...

read more
Emergency Kit Must-Haves: Dormosedan Gel®

Emergency Kit Must-Haves: Dormosedan Gel®

This article is the second part of our Emergency Kit Must-Haves series. We understand that the unpredictable nature of emergencies can be an immense challenge; we wanted to share information on building an emergency kit to help you prepare for the unexpected. This...

read more
Arthritis in Horses

Arthritis in Horses

Did you know that your horse’s hock, or tibiotarsal joint, consists of ten bones and four joints?  The structure of the hock is similar to that of a human ankle, but is located on the horse’s hind limb.  When looking at a horse from the side, the hock is...

read more
Emergency Kit Must-haves: The Sterilizing Set

Emergency Kit Must-haves: The Sterilizing Set

Emergency Kit Must-Haves: The Sterile Set This is part of a multi-part series where we discuss things that your horse’s emergency kit should have. Our last part of this series was about a medication called flunixin, which can help relieve pain in an emergency. In this...

read more
Aging and Retiring Horses

Aging and Retiring Horses

Just like people, horses age with the passage of time and can eventually die from old age. Due to the improvement of veterinary practices, technology, and horse care, horses now reach their golden years much more often than they did previously. An aging horse is...

read more

Incurable Horse Virus

Incurable Horse Virus, also referred to as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (or EEE) is a deadly disease caused by an agent alphavirus called Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (or EEEV). Incurable Horse Virus is spread by a mosquito species called Culiseta melanura, which...

read more
Emergency kit must-haves: Flunixin

Emergency kit must-haves: Flunixin

This is the first part of a new topic/series that we at BRD wanted to share with our readers:  emergency kit must-haves. We understand that part of the huge problem with emergencies is that they’re unpredictable, and we therefore wanted to start sharing...

read more
Headshaking in horses

Headshaking in horses

Some may say that this is your horse’s way of saying ‘neigh’ to whatever it is that you’re asking them, but truth is, head shaking can be an indicator of many things. This behavior can be sometimes done out of boredom, or to deter flies, but sometimes it can be an...

read more
The Basics of Breeding

The Basics of Breeding

At the ripe age of three, a horse can be bred. While some say two, the recommended age is generally three. Horse Selection: When it comes to breeding, this is usually the first step in the process. Finding the superior match for your stallion or mare is not simple...

read more
What’s the deal about horseshoes?

What’s the deal about horseshoes?

Fun fact: The earliest form of a horseshoe was developed in Asia and was a simple piece of hide that was sewn around the entire hoof. It wasn’t until the sixth and seventh centuries that metal horseshoes made their appearance.   Why do some people use horseshoes?...

read more
Deworming Your Horse

Deworming Your Horse

Fun fact: Did you know that horses always have a small number of parasites in their GI tract? It is important to regularly treat your horse for worms, as worms are one of the leading contributors to colic in horses, and can cause other medical troubles. It was once...

read more
Happy April Foal’s Day!

Happy April Foal’s Day!

Happy April Foal’s Day! While we discourage you from pranking your horse, as horses don’t understand pranks, we thought it would be great to share some horse related humor on this fine, spring day! There are many horse jokes and puns, but these ones are our favorites....

read more