Colorado Equine Health Alert : West Nile Virus

Multiple horses in multiple counties of Colorado have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. A horse in Larimer County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Only 1 horse is reported to have been exposed at this facility. A horse in Adams County…

Deadly Equine Disease Kills horses in Colorado

CAÑON CITY, Colo. – Wild horses at the Wild Horse facility in Canon City have been infected with an unknown yet highly contagious and sometimes fatal disease. The BLM is working with local, state and federal officials to determine the exact cause of death of…

Colorado Equine Health Alert : Equine Influenza

A horse at a private facility in Jefferson County started displaying signs of Equine Influenza on 2/20/2022 and was confirmed to be affected by the disease by an attending veterinarian. At this time only 1 horse is affected although 6 at the facility have…

Why is my Horse’s Urine Red?

Why is my Horses Urine Red

We tend to notice this in periods where there is snow on the ground. Our horse’s urine turns red or a rust color once in the snow. Typically there is no need to panic (but if your horse has health concerns or you want…

Helping Horses when there is Wild Fire Air Pollution

Helping Horsees with Wild Fire Air Pollution and Smoke

This year seems exceptionally bad for our wildfires, and in turn the air is smokey and causing a variety of health concerns including difficulty breathing, sore throats, burning eyes, runny nose, and more in humans AND animals. How can we help our horses when…

Animal Cruelty in Weld County

ANIMAL CRUELTY IN WELD COUNTY COLORADO

You may have seen the image and story circulating social media and the news about a Weld County horse that was severely underweight, with very overgrown feet, unable to stand or eat. That horse has been euthanized and the horse owner was cited with…

What does the Stay-at-Home Order Mean for Me and my Horse?

With this tragic COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic that has hit the world, many states are issuing Stay-at-Home orders (including Colorado). While every municipality/county/state is going to be different, we will highlight some of the important facts for you especially revolving around us here in Colorado.

Thefts in Local Barns

Thefts in Local Barns

We have been informed by a local Deputy that there has been a slew of thefts in barns spanning across multiple counties here in Colorado.

Local News: Horse Dragged by Truck

Horse Being Drug in Grand County

You may have seen the video floating around social media of the couple that tied their horse to their pickup truck and literally dragged it down the road while it fought and struggled. We are happy to report that the Grand County Sherriff is…

VSV (Vesicular Stomatitis) Confirmed in Colorado

VSV Updates for Colorado

Colorado has become the third state in the country to have a confirmed case of vesicular stomatitis (VSV).  Follow the Colorado State Department of Agriculture for updates. We will also be updating this page regularly. If you suspect your horse has VS or shows…