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laminitis


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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pasture planning

With careful planning and management, incorporating trees in and around pasture areas can provide numerous aesthetic, environmental, and even equine health benefits. Shade Trees Shade is an obvious benefit of …

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equine salt

Understanding and meeting your horse’s electrolyte needs. You know your horse needs salt. But what kinds of salts, and how much does he really need to maintain and promote his …

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Hoof Bruises

Hoof bruises can look alarming, but may not be a reason to worry. The equine hoof is a marvelous piece of anatomy. It is made to withstand the horse’s weight and let …

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digestive health

How herbs can ease these 4 common digestive health challenges. A healthy digestive system is a big part of your horse’s overall well being. Good equine digestion relies on him being outside, …

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Horses that are young, nervous, or sore need special consideration. Here’s how to help make them more comfortable when trimming. I trim a lot of horses in a day and …

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magnetic therapy

Magnetic therapy has been around for over 2,000 years, and can offer enhanced healing benefits for your horse. Type “magnetic therapy” into a search engine, and you’ll find many articles and …

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blue green algae

Blue green algae, a simple solution to nutrient deficiency. Your horse has no alternative but to trust you in making responsible choices for his diet. There was a time when nutrient-rich …

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laminitic

Recognizing the signs that your horse is in the early stages of a laminitic attack can mean all the difference to his future health and soundness. You’ve heard the saying …

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insulin resistance

With so much concern over equine metabolic disorders, people are scrambling to cut down on sugar in their horses’ diets. But do sugars actually cause insulin resistance, and how much …

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