Dr. David Ramey

Dr. David Ramey is a 1983 graduate of the Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to being a full-time equine veterinary practitioner in Encino, California, Dr. Ramey is also an internationally recognized author, lecturer and blogger. Dr. Ramey is a vocal advocate for the application of science to medicine, and—as such—for the welfare of the horse.

Horse Health

The Head Scratcher That Is DMSO

DMSO is the much quicker and easier way to say, “Dimethyl sulfoxide.” About that, pretty much everyone agrees. It goes downhill from there. Although it…

2 days ago


Do Horses Have Emotions?

I’ve been asked a couple of times if I think that horses have emotions. People have wondered about animal emotions for a long time. For…

6 months ago

Horse Health

Aging the Horse (or Not)

In 1885, Dr. Sydney Galvayne, born in Australia, but an adopted son of Ireland, published a book. Dr. Galvayne had developed a system of training…

8 months ago

Horse Health

The 80-15-5 Rule

I am not a big fan of worry. As I’ve said many times, I think that people worry about their horses too much. Some concern…

9 months ago


The Walking and Colic Thing

While I’m sort of used to it, one of the articles that I posted not so long ago generated a whole lot of controversy. It…

2 years ago