Vol. 6 – Issue 3


14 NATURE’S REPELLENTS
You don’t need chemicals to repel flies, fleas and mosquitoes. These five natural feed-through solutions are good for your horse and safe for the environment.

18 IS HE HERD BOUND? PART TWO
It’s a common and challenging issue. But increasing your awareness of herd dynamics and developing a more effective leadership role can help it become a distant memory.

22 EQUINE EXTRAVAGANZA
After captivating over two million spectators in North America and Europe with its first show, Cavalia has returned with a new production that promises even more excitement and beauty.

28 PLAYING NICE
Modern breeding practices mean many foals are improperly socialized and unfamiliar with herd etiquette. Here’s how to help an unsocialized horse integrate comfortably into a herd environment.

38 FROM THE INSIDE OUT
The skin is like a window on the body, and its health reflects what’s going on within. A holistic and proactive approach is the best way to combat common equine skin diseases.

50 BUCK: THE DOCUMENTARY
Celebrating equestrian legend Buck Brannaman.

54 ESSENCE OF HEALING
Do you share your life with a rescue horse, or one that has suffered trauma? Gentle yet powerful flower remedies can assist in bringing him peace and balance.

56 A SPIRIT OF COMPASSION
The Cowgirl Spirit Rescue Drill Team is a unique organization. It began as an equestrian drill team but soon expanded its focus to rescuing and rehabbing slaughter-bound horses. Here’s how it happened.

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

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