Category: Specific Conditions



I have a mare named Lee Lee who has a few odd tendencies–I don’t ride her anymore (thanks to a suspensory ligament injury), but when I did, she would often sling her head up...


(Not So) Sweet Itch

Every year, I get a handful of e-mails regarding Sweet Itch–a condition which actually goes by a variety names including pruritus, culicoide sensitivity, Queensland Itch, Summer Itch, or Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD). No matter...


Your Horse Has Ulcers

The following is a guest post by trainer and author, Anna Blake. I found Anna through a mutual friend and adored her book, Stable Relation –A Memoir of One Woman’s Spirited Journey Home, By Way...