January 18, 2016

2016 January Newsletter

The January Newsletter is here! filled with useful information and news.
July 20, 2015

2015 Summer Newsletter

We are going through exciting changes at Allegheny Equine and you can read all about them in this Summer issue of our newsletter. You'll also find articles on horse health topics such as Strangles and EHV, a case report on a non-healing corneal ulcer, information on an upcoming event, and other useful information.
June 25, 2015

EHV-1 Awareness

Equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) has already been in the news several times this spring with cases here in Pennsylvania as well as Ohio, Michigan and other states. Our office has had many calls and questions regarding EHV so we want to encourage you to become familiar with the common signs, modes of transmission, preventative measures, and quarantine procedures of EHV-1, in particular the neurologic form EHM.
January 25, 2015

Strangles

WHAT IS IT? “Strangles” is an infection caused by the bacteria Streptococcus equi, subspecies equi. It most often causes infection of the upper respiratory tract in horses, causing fever, nasal discharge, cough, and swelling and draining of the submandibular lymph nodes (located between the two sides of the lower jaw).
December 31, 2014

Body Condition Score Chart

Areas of emphasis for body condition scoring: thickening of the neck, fat covering the withers, fat deposits along backbone, fat deposits on flanks, fat deposits on […]
December 31, 2014

The Horse Diet – What’s up with Selenium and Vitamin E?

“How do you feed your horse?” Most horse owners when asked about their horse’s diet give one of several answers: A.) My horse just gets hay/pasture, […]
December 18, 2014

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture was developed in China thousands of years ago for both humans and animals. It involves the stimulation of specific points on the body to promote […]
December 17, 2014

Learn to Recognize the Signs of Laminitis

Every day veterinarians across the country see hundreds of cases of laminitis, a painful disease that affects the feet of horses. Laminitis results from the disruption […]
December 17, 2014

Farrier Friday

Farrier Fridays Are Back! Allegheny Equine has started its second season of Farrier Fridays. We started this last year and it is back by popular demand […]
February 4, 2014

Chilly Chilly Winter

Winter is here! As we prepare our homes and ourselves the question always arises as how to care for our horses during this season. Most horses […]