WHAT DO YOU AND YOUR HORSE HAVE IN COMMON?

  Photo by  Carrie Kitley

Photo by Carrie Kitley

Have you ever heard of the "One Health Initiative"?  TheHorse.com author Sarah Evers Conrad explores this fascinating collaboration between veterinarians, human doctors, behaviorists and other health professionals in an effort to solve similar problems for animals and humans alike.

Ms. Evers Conrad writes..."Similarities between veterinary medicine and human medicine abound, particularly when it comes to horses. Horses, after all, suffer from many of the same conditions people do: cardiovascular disease, salmonellosis, Lyme disease, joint disease, the eye disease uveitis, tendon issues, and cancers such as melanoma." 

Read her full article at TheHorse.com,  Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities where she focus's on the horse/human connection.