Category Archives: Horse Diseases

Infectious Anemia In Horses Symptoms | Regenerative Anemia In Horses

Infectious, Regenerative Anemia In Horses
Just as with humans, anemia in horses too is a disorder where there is a shortage of hemoglobin in your blood and leads to weakness and lethargy. Hemoglobin is a kind of protein that transports the oxygen from the lungs to the different parts of the body and this is done [...]

Chronic Diarrhea in Horses | Causes, Treatment for Horse Chronic Diarrhea

Chronic Diarrhea in Horses
Horses have more than 100 feet of intestinal tract and hence are likely to be at risk for digestive problems, with chronic diarrhea in horses being quite common. Infectious agents such as salmonella and other parasites are some of the causes of chronic diarrhea in horses. However not all cases of chronic [...]

Gestation Period in Horse | Mare’s Pregnancy Period Care Tips

Pregnancy in Horses
Gestation or the term of pregnancy in a mare is around 340 days. However, the mare’s breeding history and age can also play a major role in determining how long the gestation period will last before the mare is ready to foal. The weather also plays an important role in determining when the [...]

Equine Diarrhea Causes, Treatments | Symptoms of Equine Diarrhea

Diarrhea in Horses
Diarrhea is loose unformed excess water in the stool. In horses diarrhea is not a disease but a symptom. It is caused when something disrupts the balance of microbes in the colon. In such a situation the water is not absorbed in the colon and is lost as it is passed out with [...]