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herd


winter hoof traction

Sleet, snow, rain and freezing mud can cause traction problems for horses and humans alike. Here’s how our horses cope, and what we can do to help. Living in upstate …

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Developing your leadership style

Understanding how horses interact with one another, and how you interact with them, can help you determine and develop your leadership style in the workplace. A long time ago, when …

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senior horse diet

As horses age, they may need some special considerations and diet changes to help them maintain optimal health. At the time they erupt, a horse’s cheek teeth are approximately 4” …

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long-lining

Long-lining has many benefits, including increased communication, trust, confidence and training. Long-lining is an extremely powerful tool. Often referred to as ground-driving or “riding from the ground”, it bridges the …

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horse relationship

Getting a new horse is exciting. Here’s how to start your relationship off on the right hoof. Adding a new horse to your herd is always fun. New equines take …

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herd dynamics

Strategies for managing the dynamics of your small herd. Have you ever experienced that feeling of fear when your horse appears to lose it? She whinnies for the other horses …

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acupressure for performance horses

Get your performance horse raring to go with a little help from equine acupressure. The horse is an amazing athlete. Because of his speed, adaptability and athleticism, he is our …

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body language horse

The top ten equine body language postures you should pay attention to. Observing our horses can bring great pleasure and peace, but if we’re paying attention it can also help …

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food aggressive horses

Is your horse food aggressive? Understanding the whys will go a long way towards retraining this habit. Food is one of a horse’s most important resources, and no matter how …

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raindrop therapy

Equine Raindrop Therapy may not be widely known, but this non-invasive modality is an excellent adjunct to other treatments used to help correct defects in the spine, minimize back pain, …

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