Greasy heel is characterised by greasy, cracked or inflamed skin on the heels and rear of the pasterns.
Horses, like humans, often must endure the uncomfortable, creaky movement that is characteristic of joint inflammation, more commonly referred to as simply arthritis.
It is important that all persons responsible for the health care of horses have an understanding of the common worms and how to control them.
Paterson’s Curse is a plant that is extremely toxic to horses, most commonly resulting in chronic liver failure due to repeated intake of the plant when pasture is scarce, such as after a drought or a fire.
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