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10 Common Horse Diseases

10 Common Horse Diseases and How To Avoid Them For every horse owner, rider, groom, it is a huge responsibility to take care of their four-legged companion. Even under the best caring conditions, some horses can be prone to different diseases ranging from skin problems to respiratory issues or digestion system problems. Therefore, it is vital for each equestrian to know the most common diseases to avoid them or, if the horse is already sick, how to act for a quick recovery. Common Digestion Conditions 1. Colic is the most common digestion system problem in horses. It can emerge when a horse doesn’t drink enough water, eat enough roughage or has untreated dental problems. Signs of colic include anxiety, restlessness, sweating,...

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