It’s July, so Mayflies are hatching in Wisconsin. Next comes Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) cases. PHF causes clinical signs such as lethargy, fever, loss of appetite, diarrhea and laminitis in late summer to early fall. Here’s what you need to know about PHF.
Burdocks mature in the fall, and cause plenty of problems for our equines. Burrs get knotted into forelocks, manes, tails, and, uncomfortably, eyes. Little tiny burrs fly about and get into their eyes and underneath their eyelids in the conjunctiva or cornea. We don't mess around with eye issues in our horses, so read on about what we need to do for our horses.