New York horse health care includes the knowledge that horses are fragile and seem to injure themselves or get sick easily. If you own a breeding barn or competitive show horse, you may want a plan in place to help cope with an injury or sickness. Investing in an equine medical insurance policy is a way of easing the burden of vet bills while also providing emotional support knowing you can provide the best care for your equine partner during times of need.
As part of horse health care in New York, do you know how to identify and treat Thrush? Thrush is a bacteria that thrives in a moist, dark, poorly oxygenated environment. You can recognize it by these signs in the hoof -repulsive odor, watery or oily discharge (often black in color), tenderness in the frog area, fissures or deep pockets extending to the heel bulbs, and loss of frog shape and integrity.