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Disasters: are you and your horse ready?

When dealing with a disaster, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure. Learn how to prepare yourself and your horses, come what may. As a horse …

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Responsible horse breeding

Mass versus selective breeding – we take a hard look at the ethical and financial aspects of the horse breeding industry. Highly controversial and difficult to change, the horse breeding …

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Check out these eco-friendly and affordable tips for transforming your tack room. Considering changes to your tack room? Maybe you want to get more organized, or do a green makeover, …

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Your horse: the frame of his body = the frame of his mind

Learn to use your own body language to shape your horse’s body, so he feels good mentally and wants to be with you. Horses are physiologically hardwired so their bodies, …

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One Planet, One Health – human, equine and ecosystem wellness

When we consider the connections between human, equine and ecosystem health, a more holistic, integrated understanding of wellness emerges. The “One Health” approach is gaining momentum in veterinary medicine and …

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Shade and shelter for your horse

Protecting your horse from sun, wind and storms can be as simple as giving him access to a hedge, trees or hillside – or building a shelter for more complete …

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Top 10 books for horse lovers

Our list of top 10 horse books for your reading pleasure covers a wide variety of genres, from love to war to the classics. Are you a horse lover who …

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Cross train your horse's mind with Mountain Trail

Physical conditioning is important for your horse, but cross training his mind may be even more critical. Here’s how the exciting discipline of Mountain Trail can help. When we condition …

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hoof boots for a sore horse

Hoof boots can be a lifesaver for rehabilitating a sore horse. Know their benefits and challenges. As a professional trimmer, I often encounter sore horses. Many have problems such as …

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Managing mud in an equine facility

Whether you’re building a new barn or adapting an existing facility, managing your water drainage carefully means you’ll minimize mud problems – and help keep you and your horses healthy …

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