Our extensive library of publications, written by Brandon Equine veterinarians, covers a wide variety of horse health topics from wellness care to disaster preparedness. New articles are frequently added so bookmark this page for easy access to important horse health information!
Check out our featured article Acupuncture: Striking a Balance Leads to Positive Results by Dr. Leanne Fowler of Brandon Equine Medical Center. Dr. Fowler combines all forms of holistic care, wellness, and medical practice in a coordinated fashion to achieve the best health for your horse.
Equine Medicine and Emergencies
A Pain in the Gut – Gastric Ulcers
Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance
Cantharadin Toxicosis aka Blister Beetle Poisoning
Colic in Your Horse
Considerations When Breeding Your Mare
Corneal Fungal Infections in Your Horse
Dermatophilosis – aka Rain Rot
Equine Cushing Disease Parts 1 & 2
First Aid for Lacrations and Puncture Wounds
Foaling Emergencies…What to Look For
Guttural Pouch – An Often Overlooked Structure
Making Strides with Sarcoid Treatment
What’s Creeping Through Your Pasture?
Paranasal Sinus Disease
Pigeon Fever: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Risk Factors for Colic
The Eyes Have It
Allergic Airway Disease
Common Oral Antibiotics for Horses
Conjunctivitis and Your Horse
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Horse Owners
Equine Eosinophiic Collagenolytic Granulomas “Nodular Necrobiosis”
Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
The Equine Stifle – The Importance of Diagnostic Imaging
Florida Leeches – Pythiosis
Habronemiasis – aka Summer Sores
Laminitis in Horses
My Horse’s Blood: What Are You Looking At?
The One-Two-Three’s of Foaling
PSSM1 and PSSM 2, Tying Up and What It May Mean for Your Horse
What to Do Until the Vet Arrives
Biosecurity Measures for Horses
Choke, the Horse Owner’s Guide
Common Summer Eye Disorders of the Horse
Coronavirus: An Emerging Disease in Adult Horses
Cryptorchidism (Retained Testicle)
Equine Cushings Disease (Pars Pituitary Inermedia Dysfunction)
Equine Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
Equine Recurrent Uveitis
Equine Vision – What Does Your Horse See?
Foaling and Foal Care
Lumps and Bumps on Your Horse
Searching for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Peripartum Asphyxia Syndrome (Dummy Foal)
Rhodococcus Equi Infections
Should I Call the Vet? What Do I Do While I Am Waiting For Her!?!
Wounds – Location, Location, Location
Lameness and Sports Medicine
Alternative Therapies for Injuries in Horses
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
Peek Inside the Equine Foot: The Value of Digital Radiography for Hoof Balance
Regenerative Medicine: Part 2, Platelet-Rich Plasma and Extra Cellular Matrix
Angular Limb Deformity
Medication Detection Times in the Equine Athlete
Progressive Therapies for Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Equine Athlete
Shivers Versus Stringhalt
Arthroscopic Surgery for Equine Joint Conditions
My Feet Are Wet!
Regenerative Medicine: Part 1
Shoeing the Horse with Tendon or Ligament Injury
Wellness and Preventative Medicine
Anhidrosis in Horses, How to Keep Your Horse Sweating & Keep You in the Saddle!
Core Strength: Demystifying Your Horse’s Fight Against WNV, EEE, and Rabies
EHV-1 Dissease Overview and Outbreak Update
Equine Health Certificates: What’s New?
Hay Is For Horses, But What Kind?
How To Prevent and Detect Illness: Horse Show Edition
Keeping Your Horse Healthy in Summer Months
Parasitic Anthelmintic Resistance
Raising a Healthy Foal from Birth to Weanling
Taking the Guesswork Out of Nutrition
Water. Plain and Simple.
Acupuncture: Striking a Balance Leads to Positive Results
Basics of Equine Nutrition
Don’t Sweat It – Equine Anhidrosis
Feelin’ the Burn
Heat Stress in the Horse
My Journey With Acupuncture
Preparedness for the Trail
"Tell a Gelding, and Ask A Mare": When Mares Behave Like Bears
West Nile Virus Encephalitis
Why Does My Horse Need to See a Dentist?
Acupuncture as an Alternative
Bots – Just What Are They?
Easy Keepers: Managing Overweight Horses and Ponies
Fostering the Farrier-Veterinarian Relationship: Opening Doors to Communication
Horses Teeth and What They Tell You
Is Your Horse on a Good Wellness Plan?
Obesity in Horses
Prepurchase Exams: Why Should I Get One?
Want Not, Rain Rot
What is a Coggins Test?
Expert equine care in Brandon, FL.
From our board-certified horse surgeons and board-certified internists to our professional and courteous staff, at Brandon Equine Medical Center, we are committed to the health and well-being of all breeds and sizes of horses. In the field, as an outpatient, or when admitted to the horse hospital, we treat every horse like our own and every client as the most important.