Posts Tagged ‘Rain Rot’

Ask the Equine Vet: Rain Rot

Every horse owner has experienced or knows someone whose horse has experienced Rain Rot. Those painful, oozing, crusty scabs that can seemingly appear overnight and seem to spread at the speed of light. What is Rain Rot? Dermatophilosis, more commonly referred to as “Rain Rot” is an infection of the epidermis of the skin by…

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Spring Fever: Common Spring Equine Ailments

The days are getting longer, the horses are shedding out their long, Winter coats and Spring is right around the corner. Although the weather may be warmer with Spring, it also brings its own weather concerns for horse owners, namely wet muck and mud. Not only is it a mess for horse and rider, it…

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