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Our Ocala veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your equine partner healthy and happy.

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Understanding Seizures in Horses & Their Causes

Understanding Seizures in Horses & Their Causes

Seizures can be unexpected and frightening for a horse owner. Having information about this medical condition can help you best prepare for it. Here, our Ocala equine vets share the causes of seizures in horses and how they will be diagnosed and treated.

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The Convenience of Equine Ambulatory Services Near You

The Convenience of Equine Ambulatory Services Near You

Whether for routine care or urgent medical needs, bringing your horse to the vet can be stressful. Here, our Ocala equine vets discuss the benefits of equine ambulatory services and how convenient it is if your horse needs veterinary care.

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What To Feed a Horse With Laminitis

What To Feed a Horse With Laminitis

Laminitis is a painful condition that can affect a horse's ability to move around, decreasing their quality of life. Nutritional issues may be a factor in its development. Here, our Ocala equine vets discuss laminitis in horses, how nutrition affects their condition and what you should feed them to help.

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Understanding Sport Horse Injuries to Prevent Them

Understanding Sport Horse Injuries to Prevent Them

Horses work very hard and carry a heavy body which means that they can easily become injured. Here, our Ocala equine vets share the most common injuries in sports horses, how they are treated and what can be done to prevent them.

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Detecting & Addressing Sudden Hind Leg Weakness in Horses

Detecting & Addressing Sudden Hind Leg Weakness in Horses

Racing, jumping, eventing and dressage require much from a horse's body. Weakness in the hind end can limit performance and be dangerous. Here, our Ocala equine vets share the signs and causes of hind leg weakness in horses and how it can be treated.

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Lameness Evaluation & Examination in Horses

Lameness Evaluation & Examination in Horses

Many horses experience issues that affect their stance and gait, which we often refer to as lameness. Here, our Ocala equine vets discuss the methods used to diagnose lameness in horses and what you should know about the lameness evaluation process.

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What does it mean for a horse to be lame?

What does it mean for a horse to be lame?

When your horse experiences issues that affect their bones and joints, this can cause them to become lame. Here, our Ocala vets answer the question, 'What does a horse being lame mean?' while sharing some of the symptoms and treatment options for lameness.

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Equine Acupuncture: Restoring Balance & Harmony

Equine Acupuncture: Restoring Balance & Harmony

Therapeutics like acupuncture are becoming a common supplement to traditional veterinary medicine. But how do they work? Here, our Ocala vets talk about how equine acupuncture can be used to restore your horse's Qi or energy balance, helping them recover from injuries and illnesses.

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Navigating Equine Lameness with a Specialist Near You

Navigating Equine Lameness with a Specialist Near You

Lameness is a condition that can cause pain and discomfort in horses while reducing their mobility. Here, our Ocala equine vets discuss lameness in horses including symptoms and treatment options and talk about the role of an equine specialist during lameness evaluations.

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Aquatic Therapy for Horses: The Healing Power of Water

Aquatic Therapy for Horses: The Healing Power of Water

Many different types of equine therapies can work together to help reduce pain and improve your horse's quality of life. Here, our Ocala vets discuss the benefits of equine aquatic therapy and how combining other treatments with your horse's hydrotherapy plan can lead to overall wellness.

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