Last Thanksgiving, Conan, an 18.3-hand Argentinian warmblood, within hours went from being healthy and sound to being on the verge of death. Though the Big Equitation star’s tests were all coming back negative, it was clear he was running out of time—and it was up to the team at Tufts Equine Center to save him.
Breathing only through their noses—and having big hearts—give them a boost
The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from how parrots talk to why cats purr.
Horses that live in barns, as well as horses living outside that are exposed to high levels of pollens, molds or other particulates, have an increased risk of developing a chronic and debilitating respiratory syndrome,… Read More
A horse’s immune system is his own personal security detail. It is a very complex and efficient system of cells that carry out specific processes and each of these processes relies on another, working round-the-clock to keep your horse feeling well.