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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 or companion horse. Our own lives change as well, sometimes leaving us with little time to ride. When the time comes to bring a horse …

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Blue Star Equiculture

Equine Wellness will donate 25% of each subscription purchased using promo code EWA027 to Blue Star Equiculture. Location: Palmer, MA Year established: 2009 Staff/volunteers/foster homes: “There are three full time staff and around 30 part time volunteers who help with managing and handling the horses and the work around the farm,” says president Pamela Rickenbach. …

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equine business

On a crisp day last fall, I met Joanna (known to her friends as JoJo*) for the first time. The leaves had already turned and many trees were bare. A stone driveway wove its way between two large pastures where several horses were grazing. Inside the barn, I find JoJo, who has just finished riding. …

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Golden Carrot Equine Rescue

Equine Wellness will donate 25% of each subscription purchased using promo code EWA019 to Golden Carrot Equine Rescue. Location: Anza, CA Year established: 1998 Number of staff/volunteers: “I am the only staff,” says founder Casey O’Connor. “The number of volunteers vary. We don’t foster horses.” Types of animals they work with: “The Golden Carrot is …

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saddle for a wide horse

Here are the two main things you need to pay attention to when searching for a saddle for your wider horse. Anyone who has ever owned a pony or wider horse knows the trials and tribulations of finding a saddle to fit these Thelwell lookalikes. Many people end up breaking out the special pads, cruppers …

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[real3dflipbook id=”12″] 10 FALL AND WINTER HOOF CARE Being knee deep in mud and snow can be a challenge to your horse. Here’s how to protect his feet. 14 HOW DOES LIGHT HEAL? A look at photonic therapy and the many ways it can help your horse. 20 TOP 5 HERBAL TEAS FOR YOUR HORSE …

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14 STRAIGHT TO THE POINT Is he nutritionally balanced? Are his organs working optimally? Now you can find out using reflex point testing. 18 EQUI-BOW: BODY BALANCING FOR HORSES This increasingly popular therapy can help your horse with imbalances you many not even realize he has. 20 MUCH ADO ABOUT PMU A close-up look at …

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retirement

Having to think about retiring your horse can be tough. When most people consider “retirement” from an equine standpoint, they generally think about horses at an age when the wear and tear of youthful years of use catch up to them. But this is not always the case. In fact, the need to consider retirement …

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