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horses


Saddle fit — muscle atrophy and definition

What exactly is muscle atrophy in horses, and how does it differ from good muscle definition? Muscle atrophy occurs in a horse when an unbalanced saddle puts too much pressure …

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Trailer maintenance tips

Regular trailer maintenance ensures you and your horses stay safe while on the road. Before you and your horses embark on a road trip, give your trailer some TLC. Following …

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equine education for horse lovers

Horses need you! Learn how to be there for them – and make a career for yourself –by taking advantage of equine education opportunities at a school, or from the …

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bringing your horse back from retirement

A horse may be “retired” from regular activity for any number of reasons. Perhaps the kids have outgrown or lost interest in him. Maybe she was used as a broodmare …

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heart disease

Heart disease may not occur in horses as often as other health conditions, but the effects can be devastating when it does. Take a look at several common heart conditions and …

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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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equine vacation kenya

A riding vacation doesn’t have to be a far-off dream – get started on planning your trip with these tips from the pros! Many of us dream of a vacation …

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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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clicker training

If your horse needs help with hoof handling manners, clicker training can create positive associations and responses in a safe and calm manner. It’s been almost 25 years since I first …

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farm critters

Whether you see them or not, your farm is home to many creatures besides you and your horses. Let’s take a look at how you can encourage beneficial animals, and discourage …

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