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Common Emergencies: Horse


Dehydration in Horses

Dehydration occurs when there is excessive loss of water in the horse's body. Generally due to strenuous exercise or long bouts of diarrhea, this loss of water and electrolytes...


Seizures in Horses

Much like in humans, horses suffer from epilepsy. And although equine epilepsy may not be the most common of horse afflictions, it is one that horse owners should be aware of. It...


Heat Stroke in Horses

Also known as heat exhaustion or hyperthermia, heat stroke is a condition that occurs with horses performing a great deal of work in excessively hot or humid conditions. When the...