Horses – Horse Care


The Blood Chemistry Profile: What Do All These Letters Mean??

Generally included in routine blood panels that may be recommended by your veterinarian, the blood chemistry profile gives insight into how your horse’s body is functioning metabolically as well as assessing how the major organs in the body are working.  The blood chemistry profile, sometimes called a “chem panel”, will…


The Complete Blood Count – Why Do I Need It?

Your horse is not acting right, so you call your veterinarian.  After examining your faithful steed, he makes some recommendations.  One of the diagnostic tools he needs is a complete blood count, or CBC.  You say “sure, go ahead” but inside you are wondering if this is really necessary.  Why…