Vol.9 – Issue 2


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10 TRANSITIONING YOUR IR HORSE TO SPRING PASTURE
Fresh spring grass makes most horse owners wary. Find out how to get through the season safely.

13 CHOOSE SAFE HORSE FENCING
Proper fencing protects your horses, and your property.

14 SELECTING A TRACTOR
Here’s how to find the right machine for the job.

18 BAREBACK AND BRIDLELESS
Stacy Westfall talks about how she got started, natural horsekeeping, and developing a strong bond with equine partners.

24 SLOW FEEDING SYSTEMS
This once alternative method of feeding is now becoming more widely accepted as the natural norm for horses.

28 BE A TEAM LEADER
Teaching pushy, playful horses to be respectful of boundaries can be a challenge. Here’s how to take on the task.

31 FRESHWATER BLUE GREEN ALGAE
A simple solution to nutrient deficiency.

32 BARN DOORS
Choosing the right sectional and sliding doors for your equine facility.

34 BONE SPLINTS
How bad is the injury, and what’s the appropriate treatment plan?

38 REJUVENATE STRESSED PASTURES
There’s hope for overgrazed pastures, but it takes time and patience. Here’s how to get there.

42 BREATHE EASIER
Preventing and treating respiratory infections.

46 EXPECT MORE!
Help your horse live up to his true potential.

49 HEALING HEAT
The science and synergy behind therapeutic ceramic textiles.

54 THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD®
Improve your posture and performance in and out of the saddle.

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