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Equine massage for TMJ problems

An aligned and flexible temporomandibular joint is vital for your horse’s overall health, impacting his digestion, neck, back, balance and more. Massage can be a useful tool to restore proper …

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These tools have many uses but are not without their limitations. Learn the ins and outs of heart rate monitors so you can make the best decision for your horse. …

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Post-dentistry care for your horse

Depending on the procedure, post-dentistry care in horses varies from simple observation and temporary confinement to administering antibiotics and pain medication. Your equine dentist is coming to “do” your horse’s …

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choke in horses

Contrary to the name, choke does not refer to an obstruction in the trachea. It’s important to know the clinical signs of this condition, and what to do if it …

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Equine nutritional supplements: how they’re regulated

While nutritional supplements bring many benefits to our horses, we also need to ensure we can trust the products we’re using. This article explores the regulatory process in the U.S. …

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Correct saddle placement will make your horse happier and more comfortable, and may even help resolve some of those unwanted “cranky” behaviors! A horse is standing quietly in cross-ties, when …

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Lameness in your equine partner

When it comes to lameness in your horse, you need to know what to watch out for. Here are some tips for developing your eye. Lameness in horses can range …

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Colic prevention

Colic is a scary situation. But there are ways to prevent it, and things you can do for your horse to make him comfortable while the situation is resolved. Colic …

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Herbal skincare for horses

Herbs and essential oils have many naturally-occurring properties that make them well-suited for addressing a range of skin conditions in horses. It’s a pretty safe bet that people, and quite …

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Using Reiki to support your senior horse

Discover how Reiki meditations can enhance your senior horse’s health journey. If you’re lucky, your horse will live to a ripe old age. Along with the support of a caring …

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