Greasy heel is characterised by greasy, cracked or inflamed skin on the heels and rear of the pasterns.
Lice infestations on horses causes skin irritation, self mutilation and loss of condition. Incidence peaks in late winter and spring, recurring annually once lice become established in a stable or paddock.
Every horse owner appreciates the delicate nature of the equine gut, with colic being a major fear. What may be surprising to many is how often the stomach is affected and the the incidence of gastric ulcers is extremely high.
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