Farm and Ranch

Vet-call crashing

Is it OK to listen in on your friend's veterinary visit? It depends on whether your presence is welcome or distracting.

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7 Top Tricks for Becoming a Fly Control Expert

Are flies putting your horse at risk for Strangles? STEP 1: Identify The Fly. How can improper fly trap use turn my fly problem into a nightmare? STEP 2: Select the Right...

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15 Ways to prepare for extreme weather

When rain, drought or snow dominate the headlines, caring for horses can present some extra challenges. Here’s how to meet them.

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Eat, Bray, Love

Why the best companion for your horse might be a donkey.

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You can go home again

The demands of modern life may take you away from the barn, but it is possible to make your way back to the saddle.

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All the right notes

A failed racehorse with quirky conformation, Jazz left a lot to be desired. But his laid-back personality won me over.

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Your Horse & Your Dog, Together: A Perfect Fit For EQUUS Magazine’s 2014 Best Friends Photo Contest

Now you can share one of those moments and have the chance to enrich theirs, by entering EQUUS magazine’s Best Friends Photo Contest.

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Get a head start on flies

Here’s a rundown of the ways you can curb the insects that pester your horse.

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The best defense against barn fire

Take these steps now to reduce the risk of a potential tragedy.

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Tack Room Organization Tips

Try these tricks to take control of a messy tack room.

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Keeping Your Ground Dry

The poet E. E. Cummings rhapsodized about the season “when the world is mud-luscious” and “puddle-wonderful.” As a horse owner, I don’t see mud in the same positive...

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Chores That Can Wait

During the cold, dark and busy winter months it's OK to put off three horsekeeping tasks for a little while.

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Four Things to Toss from your Feed Room

When your feed room is in disarray, start the clean up by pitching these items.

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Steer Clear Of Holiday Décor Hazards

Be mindful of risks your seasonal decorations can pose to your horses.

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Safe and Secure Round Pens

Ensure that your round pen is in good working order by inspecting its footing and fencing.

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Caught between the Bars

When a gelding gets his hind leg trapped in the bars of his stall, his owners jump into action to free and save him.

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