Greasy heel is characterised by greasy, cracked or inflamed skin on the heels and rear of the pasterns.
Owning horses can be an absolute pleasure in the summertime, but just like the other seasons, summer feeding has its own problems to contend with, especially in the hotter and more humid regions of the country.
Crib-biting and wood chewing are vices or stereotypies, repetitive behaviours that seem to have no obvious purpose.
Mares should be fed differently during early pregnancy, late pregnancy, and lactation. By understanding the mare's nutrient needs during each stage of her reproductive cycle, a suitable and cost effective feeding program can be designed and implemented.
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