About Casie Bazay, BS, NBCAAM

Casie Bazay has worked as a freelance writer specializing in horses for the past decade and is a young adult author as well. She is nationally certified in equine acupressure and has a great interest in holistic horse health and barefoot hoof care. Once a competitive barrel racer, Casie now enjoys giving back to the horses who have given her so much. She and her husband operate a hay farm in northeastern Oklahoma, and Casie's lifelong passion for horses serves as inspiration for her writing and keeps her constantly searching for new and better ways to care for her own two mares.

Managing Sweet Itch in Horses: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

By |2022-04-27T12:14:51-05:00April 27th, 2022|Conditions|

Sweet Itch is a common skin condition in horses that is caused by an allergic reaction to insect bites. It is also known by the names Queensland itch, summer dermatitis, insect-bite hypersensitivity, summer eczema, recurrent seasonal pruritus, and equine Culicoides sensitivity.

Big Head Disease: Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Horses

By |2022-03-31T16:01:52-05:00March 31st, 2022|Conditions, Horse Health|

Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) - also known as Big Head Disease - is an uncommon problem in horses that stems from a mineral imbalance. This skeletal condition develops due to a calcium deficiency or an imbalanced ratio of dietary calcium to phosphorus.

Bartonella Infection in Horses: Symptoms, Treatment & Diagnosis

By |2022-03-21T14:09:58-05:00March 21st, 2022|Conditions|

Infection Transmission Features Signs Diagnosis Treatment Nutraceuticals Bartonella is a type of bacteria that can infect humans as well as other mammals, including horses and donkeys. The resulting infection, known [...]

EPM in Horses: Causes, Treatment, and Long-term Management

By |2022-03-02T21:09:26-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Conditions|

Causes Risk Factors Prevalence Signs Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) is an infectious disease of the horse’s central nervous system. It is one of the most difficult diseases [...]

Physitis in Young Horses: Causes, Signs, Diagnosis & Treatment

By |2022-02-08T15:49:05-05:00February 8th, 2022|Conditions|

What is Physitis? Symptoms Progression Causes Diagnosis Treatment Feeding Exercise Medication Prognosis Physitis is the most common developmental disease that affects the bones of growing horses. This condition involves swelling [...]