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vaccinations

There are times when you will need to vaccinate your horse. Knowing how to support him and his immune system will help prevent side effects. Attitudes about vaccinations have changed in the last 20 years. Vaccines were once seen as the best way to prevent many diseases in horses, and their disadvantages weren’t often considered. …

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Eternal Light Horse Rescue

Equine Wellness will donate 25% of each subscription purchased using promo code bEWA098 to Eternal Light Horse Rescue. Location: Lake City, FL Year established: 2012 Number of staff/volunteers: Ten volunteers, including board members. Types of animals they work with: “We rescue unwanted and undernourished horses,” says Fallen Heath, one of the rescue’s founders. “We rehabilitate them …

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intramuscular injection

How to give your horse an intramuscular injection. Giving an intramuscular injection to your horse can seem a daunting task, but it’s actually pretty simple with the proper training and supervised practice. And it’s something every horse owner should know how to do! Practice Makes Perfect If you want to learn how to give an intramuscular …

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horse feed

Can you tell when your horse’s feed is no longer suitable for him to eat? Recognizing the signs of spoilage, and taking steps to prevent it, will save you both a lot of grief. If you’ve ever unearthed a moldy container of gravy or stew at the back of your fridge, then you know how …

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We all want what’s best for our horses. To keep them healthy and happy, we do what industry professionals tell us to. But is it time for vaccine protocols to be reevaluated? In my experience, chronic disease occurs more frequently in heavily vaccinated horses, and I believe I know why this happens. In order to …

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As we’ve discussed in previous issues, only you and your veterinarian can determine your horse’s real risk of infection from the various diseases out there. It’s important to look at your horse’s potential exposure and health status before deciding on a protocol for vaccinations. This article will give you some of the background you need …

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[real3dflipbook id=”10″] 10 VACCINES AND TITER TESTING – AN UPDATE Which vaccinations does your horse really need, and how often? 14 ACUPRESSURE FOR STRONG IMMUNITY Try this simple session to give your horse’s immune system a leg up. 18 A NAIL IN HIS HOOF A common sense approach to assessing and treating hoof punctures. 22 …

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Some vaccination is necessary to protect your horse from infectious disease, but it can also cause unpleasant side effects. Homeopathy, in the form of Thuja Occidentalis, can help. The cycle of symptoms that distinguishes the remedy Thuja The cycle of the Thuja remedy begins with an “intrusion” of some sort – a vaccine being just …

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infectious disease

Horses have always been at risk for infectious disease. But nowadays, they’re moved around a lot more than they used to be – from one competition or clinic to the next, from barn to barn, and from barn to veterinary clinic. All this mobility increases the chance for diseases to spread among horses. When transporting …

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needles

Many people have owned a horse that’s “needle-shy”. They dread it when the vet comes out with needles to do vaccinations, and pray their horses won’t ever need injectable medications or blood tests, because it’s such a challenge to place the needles properly. Shyness of needles is so common that it’s become standard practice to use …

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