Health

Check out World Horse Welfare's online horse health advice library or call our Advice Line on +44 (0)1953 497 238 for help.

Check out World Horse Welfare's online horse health advice library or call our Advice Line on +44 (0)1953 497 238 for help.

Equine grass sickness
A guide to managing horses with equine grass sickness, which can be a debilitating and frequently fatal equine disease.
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Headshaking in horses
Headshaking has been well described as a syndrome for many years but is still a largely misunderstood condition.
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Heatstroke in horses
It is important owners take precautions to avoid their horses getting heat stroke as the severest cases can be fatal.
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Horse disease prevention
Caring for your horse includes protecting them against the threat of disease.
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How to control worms in horses
What damage do worms do to horses? What are the best ways to control worms in horses and when should I worm my horse?
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Laminitis in horses
What causes laminitis, how to recognise it and what to do if your horse shows signs of laminitis.
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Mud fever in horses
What does the term mud fever mean and how do you treat it? Get advice from World Horse Welfare.
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Sweet itch
Sweet itch is one of the most common allergic skin diseases affecting horses in the UK - learn how to prevent and manage it.
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Teeth
Good equine dental care is essential - read our guidance on how to ensure the health of your horse's teeth.
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