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The Attraction of 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...

All About Freshwater 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...

Spotting A Laminitic Attack

Recognizing the signs that your horse is in the early stages of a laminitic attack can mean all the difference to his future health...

Understanding 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...

Understanding Your Hay Analysis

So you took steps to get your hay crop analyzed. That’s good. But what do the results mean for your horse? Your horse’s hay should...

Hoof Anatomy 101

Have you ever read an article on hoof care or trimming and wondered, “Where is that part of the hoof?” or “What does that...

Pasture-Associated Laminitis

What exactly is pasture-associated laminitis, and why does it occur? This past spring, as I drove by emerald green pastures on my way to...

Horse Diet

A horse's diet and the amount he is fed should depend on work requirements and body condition. Modern horses are often overfed and do very...

Cortisol and Laminitis

“Giving cortisone (corticosteroid drugs) to horses at risk for laminitis is contraindicated (not advisable) as it causes the retention of fluids, which is the...

Laminitic Horses & Insulin Resistance – Part 2

Unfortunately, insulin resistance and metabolic disorders often lead to laminitic horses. Most horse people have heard of these conditions but what do they really...