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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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Today’s horse care

It's time to take a fresh look at the industry standard. When it comes to horse care, we are often faced with conflicting information. This...

Saving the gentle giants

Big horses have even bigger hearts. And so does the team at Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue. Though she grew up on a small Warmblood...

LOPE For Retired Race Horses

How a childhood passion became the foundation for LOPE, one of the most successful retired racehorse placement programs in North America. As an adult, I...

The Truth About Training Tools

Before condemning bits, spurs and other devices as cruel, consider this: tools are neither good nor bad. It’s how they’re used that makes the...

A Bit About Hoof Bars

Hoof bars are often under-appreciated. Discover how this crucial part of your horse’s feet affects his soundness and well being. The hoof is commonly considered...

Update Your Feeding Program

Is your feeding program really doing what you think it is? You need to know what certain time-honored feeding practices might be out of...

Balancing your horse’s calcium and phosphorus

Deciphering the correct balance between calcium and phosphorous doesn’t have to feel like a bad math class flashback! As we start this discussion of the...

Contracted Heels

Contracted heels are a common health problem, but they don’t have to become your horse’s “new normal”. Read any horse care literature these days and...

Trail Riding First Aid

Learn first aid for hoof emergencies in one of the most inconvenient environments you and your horse will encounter – out on the trail. Accidents happen....

Developing the Perfect Horse Pasture

How lucky are you? You’ve just found the perfect piece of land, and now you get to set up the perfect horse pasture. Though the...