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mare


Corrective trimming foals

Proper early trimming done within a few weeks of birth, and then on a consistent basis, can help maintain correct leg and hoof structure. When does my foal need his …

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Q: What is the best way to draw out a hoof abscess? I am receiving conflicting advice from the professionals who work on my horse. My veterinarian says to poultice, …

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saddle fit panel

How old-fashioned static saddle fit differs from dynamic saddle fit for the moving horse. Three different metal parts used in riding come in close contact with the horse. One is …

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horse shopping

Our top seven tips to make horse shopping easier! Shopping for an equine partner can seem a daunting task, and is something many people don’t find particularly fun. As one …

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barn fire

Wise farm owners pre-plan for horse barn fires. Helping your fire department help you can mean the difference between lives saved or lost. Does your fire department know anything about …

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What do you do if your mare doesn’t connect well with her baby? This acupressure approach promotes a healthy mare-foal bond. The bond between mare and foal may seem the …

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mare and foal

It should come as no surprise that a healthy mare has a better chance of maintaining condition throughout her pregnancy, avoiding complications, and producing a healthy foal. Pregnancy is a …

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foal

Losing a mare is one of many nightmares a breeder can face. Here’s how to get your orphaned foal off on the right hoof. Orphaned foals can be a challenge …

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training foal

Young horses need good leaders. Teach your foal to go where you want her to with trust- based leadership. Training your foal to lead is more about leadership than training. …

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hormonal balance herbs

Does your lady equine get cranky and irritable when she’s in season? These herbs will give her relief from hormonal fluctuations. We’ve all heard the talk. “Mares are difficult to …

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