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Foal Immune System-IgG and Plasma

Foal Immune System – IgG and Plasma We would normally expect a newborn foal to stand within 1 hour after birth, and it should be nursing within 2 hours of its birth. The mare’s “first milk” (colostrum), contains a rich mix of the antibodies a...
Eye Injuries

Eye Injuries

Corneal ulcers are a very common condition in horses. They have large eyes that extend out past their skull, bury their heads in mounds of stalky hay, and spook at the drop of a hat. The cornea is the sensitive clear outer layer of the eye that is only half to one...

When Your Horse Loses its Eyesight

Even with the newest treatment options, eyesight is occasionally lost due to injury or disease. When a horse does go blind, there is a period of adjustment, typically a couple of weeks to a few months, as the horse learns to adapt to his or her new circumstances....
Risk of Administering Banamine Intramuscularly

Risk of Administering Banamine Intramuscularly

Flunixin meglumine (Banamine) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used for the relief of pain, inflammation and fever in horses. Banamine is often the drug of choice for colicky horses, so most barn and horse owners have banamine on hand to...