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Winter Challenges and Caring for Senior Horses

Every season brings specific horse care challenges and winter is...



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Feeding Your Horse with Special Needs

Many owners have horses that need special attention, whether...



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Hay Quality for Horses

Why should horse owners be concerned about hay quality for their...



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Body Condition Scoring Your Horse

Body condition influences everything in your horse’s life, from reproductive efficiency, to performance, to good health. By using Body Condition...



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Quick Tips for a Perfectly Packed Foot

Adapted with permission from "World-Class Grooming for Horses" by Cat Hill and Emma Ford, published by Trafalgar Square Books (www.horseandriderbooks.com) and available through...



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A Poulticing Primer

It may be old-fashioned and low-tech, but nothing spells relief to a hurting horse like a poultice in a pinch. Some poultices are designed to reduce heat and swelling in joints or tendons, while...



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Easing Equine Aches with Liniment

Old-time horsemen relied on liquid suspensions of herbal extracts known as liniments to ease their horses' aching muscles, tendons and joints. Their liniment recipes were often closely...



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Horse Joint Supplements Guide

Adapted from an article that appeared on EquiSearch   Horse joint supplements work! We finally have some formal studies that back this claim up. However, "nutraceuticals," as these compounds...



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It's a Fly's World: A Rogues' Gallery

Let's face it: If you don't take the proper precautions, your horse is doomed to be harassed by swarms of flying, stinging, biting pests come warmer weather. Called "a divell or familiar" in Scot's...



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What's in a Fly Spray Label?

If insects are making life miserable for you and your horse, you're probably searching frantically for a fly spray that lives up to its claims. The trick? Learn how to read—and...



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Apply Fly Spray the Right Way

To help your fly spray or other insect repellent do its work of keeping biting insects away from your horse both safely and well, follow these guidelines: ·  Start with a clean horse....



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Plan Well When Making Feed Changes

There are many reasons to consider making a change in an animals’ diet. Looking to attain improvements in performance, appearance, health, behavior and costs are certainly good reasons. Other...



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Fiber Digestion In The Horse

Introduction Horses are non-ruminant, monogastric herbivores. This means that horses have a simple, one compartment stomach and eat primarily fibrous vegetation or plant material. Fibrous plants,...



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Prevention Is Best When It Comes To Sand Colic

If you don’t live in Florida or the desert Southwest, you probably think your horse isn’t at risk for sand colic. Think again. When a horse grazes on short, sparse pasture, or...



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Get A Leg Up With The Right Hoof Care Products

Without four good feet to stand on, your horse is in trouble. No matter how well bred, athletic or personable he may be, he’ll never reach his full potential if his feet can’t hold...



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The Oft-Forgotten Bot

She may be doing a good imitation, but that hairy black-and-yellow insect buzzing around your horse’s front legs is not a bee. It’s a female horse bot fly, intent on “gluing” her eggs to the most advantageous spots.



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Keep Your Horse Well-Hydrated At Home And On The Road

If you could snap your fingers and remove all the water from your horse’s body, there wouldn’t be a whole lot left. The average adult horse’s body contains approximately 70% water. In other words, there are roughly 700 pounds of water in the average 1,000 lb. horse.



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Does Your Horse Need Digestive Support?

It only takes one trip to the feed store to marvel at the vast array of equine feed products. The well-stocked shop also features a wide variety of forage, from baled hay to chopped, cubed and...



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Protect Your Horse from Diseases Carried By Insect Pests

Horse owners tend to think of flies and mosquitoes as annoying nuisances. That's certainly true, but they can also be downright dangerous as both can spread serious and even life-threatening diseases.



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Make That First Impression Count: What Judges Are Looking For When It Comes To Grooming

The moment you enter the show ring, your horse is on display. All your diligent grooming efforts are about to pay off. Making a memorable first impression happens in seconds, but it takes much...



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Equine Spot-Ons Offer Round-the-Clock Insect Protection

It’s a buggy world out there, and your horse often pays the price. Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, many pests that were only memories during the winter are coming out in full force. Your horse’s comfort — not to mention his health — may face increased risk from a number of insects unless you intervene.



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Scoring with Clay Tryan from The Perfect Spin

Clay Tryan talks through working on scoring to improve your heading in team roping.



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Dan James Will Defend World Championship Freestyle Reining Title

Dan announced that he will return to the Kentucky Reining Cup to defend his World Champion Freestyle Reiner title with a new exclusive program.



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Timed Event Championship to Pay $100,000 to 2015 Winner

Lazy E's Timed Event Championship Doubles Winner's Payout



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Brady Minor on Attitude and Sportsmanship | #RoadtoNFR14

Minor talks about his partnership with his brother and his winning mentality.



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