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Whole body vibration therapy

Vibration therapy is a new trend in the equine world. If you’ve ever seen a horse standing on one of these large vibrating platforms,...

Slow feeding solutions

The slow feeding movement has been quick to catch on, thanks to pioneers like Monique Warren. The concept of slow feeding has quickly moved from...

Hot weather guidelines for hoof care

Your horse’s hoof care needs change with the seasons. Keep him sound and healthy this summer with these tips. Most of us wait anxiously for...

Healthy lungs, healthy horse

Keeping your horse's lungs healthy can be simply achieved with small changes to your barn cleaning methods and feeding practices. The quality of air your horse breathes, and...

Building your “green” farm – land management

Creating a truly sustainable horse farm means considering more than just the barn. It also takes a look at site planning for best management...

Snakebites in horses

An integrative approach to the detection and management of snakebites. While curiosity is often a good feature in horses, it can sometimes come back to...

Deworming update

Many barns still use basic rotational deworming with chemical products for parasite control. However, recent information and research is warning of parasite resistance to...

Should you invest in a grazing muzzle?

If your horse is an easy keeper, he may benefit from a grazing muzzle while on pasture. When your vet, farrier or best friend looks...

Giving your horse a bath

Does your horse hate being bathed? Here’s how to approach bath time a little differently to make it a positive experience for everyone. Many horses...

Coconut meal for horses

When it comes to feeds for horses, coconut meal is probably one of the last things you’d think of. But this “cool” new feed is...