Box rest

As an observer of horse health I often wonder about the idea of box rest for horses. The reason being is that while I know it is imperative in some cases if the horse is seriously lame or compromised, there are many times that it is advocated and the consequence is that the horse actually […]

Why do we expect so much of our horses and dogs?

I went to visit a dog today-and of course his new family. He was a rescue and had been at his new home for about 10 weeks, and in the meantime of course we have had Christmas and New Year celebrations. These events don’t seem to have disturbed him at all but what has been […]