Understanding windgalls, Part 4

Avoiding the development of windgalls There are three major ways to prevent your horse from developing windgalls. These are as follows: Ensure that your horse (particularly young or heavy horses)…

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Lumps and bumps: Warts (papillomas)

What they are: Warts are a type of tumour and are the most common growths found in horses. They are raised grey or pinkish cauliflower-like growths that are usually fairly…

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Lumps and bumps: Abscesses

What they are: Abscesses are an accumulation of pus under the skin or in the deeper tissues. Abscesses can occur anywhere on a horse's body and are caused when a…

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Part 2: How to sell your horse

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n part one of this series, we provided a guide on how to correctly advertise your horse as per his age and level. Hopefully you have managed to please prospective…

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