Equine veterinarian Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss horse healthcare, and proper care and maintenance. Whether your horse is an athlete or a lawn ornament, you'll learn something that will help you be a better horse parent!
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Colic: The Dreaded "C" Word
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss various aspects of colic. Topics include different kinds of colic, symptoms of problems, things to avoid, and treatment options.
The Wacky Weird Guttural Pouch
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long explore the equine guttural pouch and all its mysteries and problems.
Is It Lame, Neuro, or Behavior?
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long examine the harder-to-identify challenges of horses and their movement.
S5E04 Foals: Last 30 Inside/ First 30 Outside
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the last thirty days of pregnancy and the first thirty days post-foaling. Topics include vaccines, development, early warning signs, and things to watch out for.
S5E05 Medical Mysteries and Difficult Diagnoses
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long take a look at the challenges of diagnosing horses with ailments that can't be positively identified by a simple test, or in many cases, at all.
S5E06 EHV Equine Herpes Virus
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss EHV 1, 4 and 5. Topics include the not-so-bad, the really, really bad, and everything in between.
S5E07 Pigeon Fever
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long talk about Pigeon Fever. Topics include symptoms, cause, treatment, and prevention.
Essential Healthcare Basics for Horses
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the basic healthcare things that every horse needs each year. Topics include vaccines, dental care, deworming, foot care, and nutrition, among others.
S5E09 Runny Eyes
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long take a close look at runny eyes in horses. This can be an indicator of several different things, all of which are discussed, as well as treatment and prevention.
The Difference Between Supplements and Drugs
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss the three classifications of Drugs, Medical Devices, and Supplements. This is arguably one of the most important distinctions to understand as a horse owner, and by the end, listeners will know why most veterinarians have a healthy skepticism of most supplements.
S5E11 Episode 100! Why You Need A Great Relationship With Your Veterinarian
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss thre state of veterinary medicine. Topics include the reducing number of equine veterinarians, how to improve your relationship with your vet, and why it matters so much.
S5E12 Lyme Disease with Dr. Sally Denotta
In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long interview Sally Denotta, DVM, Ph.D. of the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine about Lyme Disease in horses. Topics include symptoms, the difficulty in diagnosing it, and treatment options.
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A lot of information delivered in a succinct and understandable/usable format. Every horse owner should listen!
A lot of the topics they cover in this podcast are super helpful! I’m about halfway through the first season and have already found a lot of the stuff...
Dr Latcher is great. I learn a lot. The show is interesting and entertaining. They cover basics and in depth veterinary information.
Great for the horse person always wanting to learn
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Fabulous resource for me, as a trainer. I find myself forwarding specific episodes to my clients that need or want information on certain topics. I lo...
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As a veterinarian myself starting to work with horses more, this podcast has helped me refresh on all the horsey knowledge! Best podcast I’ve ever fou...
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