About the Show
Description: Get your horse health-care, management, and industry questions answered here! Ask the TheHorse Live is a free audio event available exclusively from The Horse.
Each month, Ask TheHorse Live focuses on a specific equine health care and industry topic hand-picked by our editors. We gather leading veterinarians, researchers, and industry experts to tackle even your toughest questions, submitted in one of two ways:
- Prior to the event during registration.
- During our live online broadcast.
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Ask The Horse Live connects leading veterinarians and industry experts with horse owners to answer your equine health questions. Learn about cutting-edge research and hear practical advice for taking care of your horses. This podcast is a rebroadcast of Ask The Horse Live, which is recorded in front of a live audience.
Maintaining joint health is important at all stages of your horse’s life, but he might need special considerations during his senior years. Two experts explain how to keep equine joints healthy and your senior horse sound in the long term.
This podcast is sponsored by American Regent Animal Health.
About the Experts:
Luke Bass, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP is an associate professor in Equine Field Service at Colorado State University (CSU). He is board-certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP-Equine) and is certified in equine acupuncture. He served on the American Association of Equine Practitioners board of directors from 2019 to 2021 and will be chair of AAEP’s Educational Programs Committee from 2024 to 2025. Bass leads the Equine Field Service at CSU with three faculty members and two interns focusing on general practice, lameness examinations, dentistry, and emergency care.
Howland M. Mansfield, DVM, CVA, CVMMP, of Summerville, South Carolina, received her DVM from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, in Alabama, and completed internships in both general equine medicine and surgery and in advanced equine reproduction. She is certified in both veterinary acupuncture and veterinary medical manipulation. She has practiced along the East Coast over the course of 14 years, in addition to time in Germany providing veterinary care for some of the most elite show horses in Europe. In 2012 Mansfield was named by the South Carolina Horseman’s Council as the Horse Person of the Year for her efforts in equine rescue and in combating animal cruelty. She joined American Regent in 2023 as a technical services veterinarian where she can support the welfare of and improve health care for horses and small animals throughout the U.S.
Maintaining Senior Horse Joints
Maintaining joint health is important at all stages of your horse’s life, but he might need special conside...
Maintaining the Equine Gut Microbiome
The horse’s gut microbiome is important to digestion, nutrient absorption, ulcer prevention, and overall he...
Managing the Itchy Horse
Whether your horse has chronic seasonal allergies oroccasionally comesin from the field with mysterious hiv...
Creating a Nutrition Plan for the Competition Horse
Developing a well-rounded and balanced nutrition plan for your competition horse can be challenging. He nee...
Equine Pain and Discomfort
Horses can show discomfort for a plethora of reasons. Injuries, aging, veterinary procedures, and more can ...
Equine Joint Health
Prioritizing joint health is imperative to your horse’s comfort, both under saddle and in the field. Join o...
Understanding Equine Insulin Resistance
Horses with insulin issues need to be managed carefully to live good-quality lives. Join our host, Shoshana...
Feeding Senior Horses
Good nutrition and a balanced diet are important for all horses, but do senior horses have special requirem...