Tips on Disinfecting Horse Blankets

Horse clothing is not disinfected when cleaned. To truly disinfect something generally requires very warm or hot water, which is not recommended for turnouts due to the nature of...

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Winter diet check for older horses

Winter may still be weeks away, but now is the time to adjust your older horse’s diet to help prepare him for the cold weather ahead. There are two simple ways determine if changes are...

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On-the-Road Veterinary Care

You’re on the road with your horse, in an unfamiliar place, when your horse suddenly pulls up lame. Or, he becomes injured. Or colics. Or comes down with a mysterious illness. You’re...

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The dangers acorn pose to horses

Any paddock graced with an oak tree will likely be littered with acorns during the autumn months. Horses may accidentally eat them, and some may even develop a taste for them—how much...

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Winter Freedom for Horses and Owners!

Brrrr! It's cold! Time to take that heavy jacket out of the closet. And it's time to prepare the barn! Extra soft bedding, perhaps some nice relaxing music. Close the windows. Even get...

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Improve your horse's mealtime manners

Even the worst feeding-related behavioral problems can be solved with patient and consistent training.

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Calming without medication

Here are 10 ways to reduce a horse’s anxiety without resorting to sedatives or tranquilizers.

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Your Best First-Aid Kit

Credit: H&R file photo When an emergency happens, you must be prepared. This list of items essential to an equine first-aid kit is adapted from The Comprehensive Guide to Equine...

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Stop summer stomping

Cracks that appear on your horse’s hooves in late summer may not be just a result of dry, hard ground. Annoying insects probably also play a role. During bug season, flies crawling on...

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What to do if your horse becomes overheated

When temperatures are soaring and humidity is high, even normal activities can lead to heat exhaustion. If that happens, you’ll need to take quick action to save his life.

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What to do when your horse has a puncture wound

They may look harmless enough on the surface, but puncture wounds can lead to serious infections and other complications.

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The Equine 401(k)

Do you have a plan for your horse’s retirement? Follow my tips for easing your horse out of work during his golden years.

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Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Shine

Who doesn't love that show-day shine? Grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Shine from Absorbine

Video: Introduction to Laminitis from the Animal Health Foundation

In this video, Dr. Donald Walsh, DVM, founder of the Foundation and a practicing veterinarian who specializes in laminitis and founder, introduces you to this educational...

Jordan Larson on Salt-Water Therapy

Jordan Larson talks about the benefits of using salt-water therapy for his horses.

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Finishing Touches

Grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Finishing Touches with Absorbine

Webinar: EPM from a Clinician's Perspective

Event examines the disease from a clinician's perspective.

How to Put Polo Wraps and Standing Wraps on Horses

Wrap it up! Be sure you know how to put polo wraps and standing wraps on horses, thanks to the Certified Horsemanship Association

Video: Show Grooming Webinar with Liv Gude

EquiSearch.com and Practical Horseman magazine hosted "Show Grooming: Prepare like a pro," a free webinar with Professional Equine Grooms' Liv Gude on June 26. The...

How to size and use a VenTECH Cinch

In this video from Professional's Choice, learn to correctly size and use a VenTECH Cinch. In addition, discover the benefits of the breathable lining that removes for...

Charles Wilhelm - How to Fix the "Cinchy" Horse

Are you introducing a young horse to the saddle? Or does your riding horse have a bad attitude when you tack up? Make sure your saddle fits correctly and practice this...

Video: Acute Laminitis

Can you recognize acute laminitis symptoms? How can you help your horse if he has equine laminitis or displays acute laminitis symptoms? In this video from the Animal...

How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse

Don't let it turn into a sticky situation, know how to safely paste deworm your horse from the Certified Horsemanship Association

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