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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 certain types of popular dewormers, and …

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Equine therapy for autism

Equine-assisted therapy and therapeutic riding can offer great benefits for those living with autism spectrum disorder. Nine-year-old Gabe had never uttered a word in his life, and was diagnosed as …

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The energy field between you and your horse

Understanding the energy field between horses and humans can help you better connect with your horse. As electromagnetic beings, we all have an energy field around us called the aura. Every …

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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 at your horse and says, …

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Signs of poor saddle fit

If you notice physical or behavioral changes in your horse, it may have more to do with the fit of your saddle than anything else. Over the past few years, …

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Laminitis — case study

If dealing with laminitis and founder in your horse is starting to feel hopeless, MdF’s successful rehabilitation may give you some inspiration and new ideas for helping him. Laminitis and …

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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 seem to turn into different …

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Slow feeding: a more natural way to feed hay

The slow feeding movement has gained great momentum over the past few years as more and more people (and horses!) discover its benefits. Feeding hay with a slow feeder causes …

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Does your horse need grain?

We seem to automatically assume that all horses have to eat grain. Let’s look at what your horse really needs to stay healthy! Many people believe that horses and grain …

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These gentle, non-invasive exercises can offer your horse relief from minor digestive issues, improve his digestion, or reduce his discomfort while waiting for the vet in colic situations.   Our …

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