43 episodes

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!

Straight from the Horse Doctor's Mouth Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Erica Lacher and Justin Long

    • Pets & Animals

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!

    S3E02 Airway Issues

    S3E02 Airway Issues

    In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss upper and lower airway issues in horses, how to identify them, and what can be done about them. Included topics are "bleeders", roarers, asthmatic horses, and more.

    • 49 min
    S3E01 Expecting the Unexpected

    S3E01 Expecting the Unexpected

    In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss a variety of things that happen infrequently to individual horses, but regularly across the horse world, and how to be prepared for them. Topics include transportation, high-cost procedures, back-up plans in case you are incapacitated, natural disasters, and more. 

    • 29 min
    S2E24 Equine Genetics

    S2E24 Equine Genetics

    In this episode, Dr. Erica Lacher and show host Justin Long interview Dr. Samantha Brooks, an associate professor and equine geneticist at the University of Florida, about genetic testing in horses. Topics include 5 panel testing, color genetics, and disease genetics in horses.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    S2E23 Blankets and Sheets

    S2E23 Blankets and Sheets

    In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long discus blanketing horses. Learn how to tell if your horse is too hot or too cold, and get some general guidelines for your blanketing plan.

    • 35 min
    S2E22 Botulism and You

    S2E22 Botulism and You

    In this episode, Dr. Lacher interviews special guest Dr. Joe Lyman, a veterinarian with NeoGen about botulism. Learn where it comes from, where it thrives, and how to protect your horses from this deadly disease.

    • 33 min
    S2E21 Stocked Up Legs

    S2E21 Stocked Up Legs

    In this episode, Dr. Lacher and show host Justin Long discuss legs stocking up, what the causes are, how to know when it's a bad thing, and what to do about it. Spoiler alert: most of the time it's not a big deal, but combined with certain other symptoms, it can be a major warning sign!

    • 28 min

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