Vol. 8 – Issue 5


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10 DENTAL NEEDS – A CRASH COURSE
Horses in the wild may never need their teeth floated, but yours does. Here’s why!

16 LOOSEN UP
Contracted muscles could be the reason your horse is sore.

19 FEEDING A HEALTHY MASH
Creating a balanced nutritional meal for your horse.

20 GET SITTING!
Top tips to get your farm sitting business up and running.

22 BALANCING ACT
A healthy gut is the basis for a healthy horse. Here’s how probiotics can help.

28 DON’T DREAD THE DENTIST!
Preparation and training for dental procedures.

31 IT’S ELEMENTAL
The positive and negative impacts of metal on your horse.

34 LESS IS BEST
When it comes to your horse’s teeth, “less is more” may be the way to go.

40 HORSE AS TEACHER
Reconnecting with Equine facilitated psychotherapy.

46 WHY FEED FAT TO HORSES?
Supplementing the equine diet with essential fatty acids.

52 PROBLEM PLANTS
Do you know what plants are toxic to your horse?

56 A BIT ABOUT BEDDING
What bedding you select plays a big role in the comfort and health of any stall-bound horse.

58 BITLESS BRIDLES
Giving horses and their riders new hope all over the world.

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