Ice balls build up in the winter when a horse's warm sole of the foot melts the snow or ice on the ground, and then it refreezes. This can cause plenty of discomfort, not to mention be unsafe.
Vaccine reactions are rare, usually mild, and can vary based on a horse's reaction to a particular adjuvant, route, or sensitivity. Your horse may react with hives to an IM vaccine one year, and have no reaction to an intranasal vaccine of for the same infection. Learn more about managing your horse's vaccine reactions. . .
Because horses no longer live the grazing lifestyle of their wild kin, they need dental care to ensure that the dental arcade is balanced and they have no problematic oral issues. A veterinarian should complete an oral exam on a regular basis to ensure your horse is able to eat and perform happily and healthfully.