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dehydration


There are many types of colic, but it seems the main one we often face is impaction colic. To save time and pasture space, we have placed horses in stalls, …

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If your horse loses his ability to sweat, it can have a serious impact on his health. Here’s what you need to know. We often take sweating in our horses …

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orange peel recovery

Learn about a number of natural ways to help with recovery for your performance horse. Recovery is a real concern for performance horses. Whether they’re beating down a racetrack at …

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trailer safety

Roadside emergencies are always a BIG worry when you’re driving a horse trailer. Know how to be PREPARED – just in case! Most of us experience some fear when we …

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camping with your horse

Eight ways to prepare for camping with your horse. A cozy camp of wall tents with smoking stove pipes, nestled in an alpine meadow two days from the nearest road, …

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electrolyte supplements

Proper hydration is key to your horse’s health and wellness. Everyone looks forward to the warm weather as the ideal time to ride their horse. Most understand the dangers of …

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horse tying up

Take a look at the variety of muscle disorders that fall into the category described by this broad and generic term. It’s Wednesday night and you’d planned to ride right …

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Managing hydration and thermoregulation

Managing hydration and thermoregulation in warm environments is crucial to your horse’s health and performance. Whatever the weather, your horse needs to stay properly hydrated. In the last issue, we …

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Our horses’ wild ancestors drank from a variety of water sources. It’s not surprising then that many people think it’s fine for their own horses to do the same. But …

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electrolytes

WHAT DO ELECTROLYTES DO? A host of essential body functions depend not only on the presence of electrolytes, but also the maintenance of precise concentrations of different levels of electrolytes …

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