Studies have reported that lactating mares, fed a mixture of corn oil and linseed oil that provided an omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of about 2-to-1, resulted in increased omega-3 fatty acids in the mare’s plasma, her milk and the foal’s plasma. Continue reading
Dr. Isbel is an equine sports medicine veterinarian and author. Hunter Stallion Station is pleased she will be a presenter at the March 23 Horseman’s Day. Her topic will be Ultrasound – You and Your Horse’s New Best Friend! Continue reading
Meet Stash Easton, Marketing Manager, Horse Business Group, Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC.
Stash will be a presenter at the March 23rd Horseman’s Day at Hunter Stallion Station. His topic will be Choosing the Feed Program for Your Horse. Continue reading
Sign up for Horseman’s Day – Saturday, March 23rd! Presentations will cover Choosing the Feed Program for Your Horse and Ultrasound – You and Your Horse’s New Best Friend! Continue reading
The California equine industry sponsored legislation in 1971 to prevent misuse of drugs and medications in equines (horses, mules and donkeys) in public shows and sales. As show season approaches it is important for exhibitors to know the rules. Continue reading
Knowing how to manage your horse’s dental needs could make their life longer, and certainly happier. Dr. Hunter’s Equine Dentistry Guide provides the details needed to help horse owners stay informed. Continue reading
If you intend to breed your mare by February, it’s time to start planning to turn on the lights.
Most mares do not cycle during the shorter days of winter. As day length increases in spring, mares enter a transition period. This is the time when the ovaries return to cyclic activity by producing eggs or follicles. Continue reading
A total of eleven horses so far this year have been confirmed positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) according to the CA Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).
The CDFA continues to urge horse owners to consult their veterinarian concerning a WNV vaccination program to ensure maximum protection of their horses, especially in light of recent reports that human cases are on the rise. Continue reading
The history of veterinary acupuncture actually predates human acupuncture with evidence of meridian charts from BC in Asia. The practice has been popular in the Far East for centuries, where they have routinely performed surgeries on animals with acupuncture as the only analgesia and restraint!
Only for the last century have Western veterinarians given attention to alternative veterinary practices like acupuncture.
So why are American vets integrating acupuncture into their treatment programs? Could it be because it works? Continue reading
By Dr. Robert Hunter, DVM At Hunter Stallion Station, we make every effort to stay on the cutting edge of the latest methodologies and technology to benefit your horse’s health and enhance performance. Most recently, we have been researching and … Continue reading