Horse standing in green pasture

UPDATE- *Second* Horse Euthanized For Rabies

by Michelle Drum August 11, 2017

*UPDATE 8/25/17 This afternoon the Polk county Department of Health announced that a second horse from the same farm has been euthanized and determined to have contracted rabies. At this time it is still unknown how the animals have come in contact with the disease. The rest of the herd was given rabies boosters after the [...]
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Horse eating hay in the snow

The Scoop on Equine Ulcers

by Michelle Drum January 24, 2017

The morning of the show I arrive in the pre-dawn hours to assist with morning chores. My trainer is already walking stall to stall down the aisle and plops a dollop of goop out of an oral syringe into each residents mouth. As I look on questioningly, she explains it's Omeprazole, best given on an [...]
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