Capillary refill time sounds a tad technical for most of us, but in reality it is a very basic test. The process involves pressing on your horse’s gums until they go a white-ish colour. Then remove your finger and they should return to healthy salmon pink. If it takes more than two seconds for the salmon pink colour to return after pressure then this can indicate dehydration, shock or toxicosis – all mean you need to call your vet, right now!
Q: What exactly is thrush? A: Thrush is a bacterial infection that commonly affects the frog. It is often associated with wet and dirty bedding, poor hoof management, inadequate trimming, or shoeing with pads that have trapped dirt and moisture. Thrush is commonly noticed due to the unpleasant odour it