What is summer eczema? | MHS Equestrian

Summer eczema is a known problem with ponies, horses, miniature horses and Shetland pigs. More and more horses are suffering from summer eczema. The itching is caused by a small mosquito.

What is Rainrot? | MHS Equestrian

Rainrot is a nasty and in some cases persistent skin condition. However, Rainrot has nothing to do with scab or the scab mite. Rainrot is caused by a bacterium.

What to do about mud fever in your horse | MHS Equestrian

Mud fever is common in horses. Yet it is a condition that should not be underestimated. Mud fever is very persistent. It can be recognized by the redness of the skin in the pastern and heel area.

Itching and scratching during the winter | MHS Equestrian

It often happens that horses suffer from itching during the winter months. Annoying... That is why the following question is asked often; how is the itching caused?