Dermatophytosis, otherwise known as “ringworm,” is a fairly common fungal infection that can affect dogs, cats, and other animals. “The term ‘ringworm’ actually comes from the circular, ring-like lesion formed on the skin of infected people; however, the disease itself is not caused by a worm at all,” said Dr. Alison Diesel, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.
Ever notice that when you take your horse away from home, half of the horse is yours and the other half is a horse you wish you’d never met? He is whinnying, dancing around, pawing, shying and spooking. He’s paying attention to everything around him but you. If this scenario has happened to you, you are not alone.
What mare owners should look for in a typical horse-breeding contract. If you are breeding a mare next year, as you go through the process of selecting a stallion, here are some elements of breeding contracts in the equine industry to consider:
“You’ve got to see this,” the stallion manager said. He stepped into the mare barn office and came out with what looked like a rock in his hand. “Wow, a geode,” I said. “Nope,” he said with a smile. “That’s an ‘enterolith.’”