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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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The length and angle of your horse’s incisors must stay consistent throughout his life because they affect the TMJ and molars, which in turn impact topline and muscle mass, brain …

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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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Quick tips for winter wellness

Whether your winters are damp and rainy or snowy and cold, ensuring winter wellness for your horse means taking steps to help him endure the season. Just as summer’s high …

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last chance corral

Nurse mare foals are not always given much of a fighting chance at a good life. Victoria Goss of the Last Chance Corral is working to change the future for …

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Navigating equine health industry regulations

Equine health professional laws and regulations vary widely depending on where you live, and that makes it difficult to determine who can practice which therapies. Here are some general guidelines and …

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Abnormal equine posture

Understanding abnormal equine posture and how rehabilitation intervention can help. Why should we care about posture in horses? Because posture affects the complex interactions of the brain, muscles, nerves and …

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Bentonite clay and diatomaceous earth

You have likely heard of different clays and earths being used in various ways to help promote healing and wellness in horses. But what are the differences between them, and …

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Pepper: A laminitis case study

In the rehabilitation process from laminitis, things often seem to get worse before they get better. Let’s take a walk through Pepper’s journey from pasture ornament to competitive riding horse! …

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