Recent Blog Posts

  • When Should I Have My Horse’s Teeth Floated?

    October 1, 2018
    Dental care may not be the first thing on your mind when you are planning veterinary checkups for your horse, but a healthy mouth is essential for the animal’s comfort and well-being. A good schedule for proper teeth floating should be part of any equine wellness plan.
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  • How Often Should I Deworm My Horses?

    September 1, 2018
    Internal parasites are a natural part of horses’ digestive tracts. While different parasites can be beneficial to keep the gut healthy, an overload of worms can cause a wide variety of potentially dangerous problems for your horse.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    August 1, 2018
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • Dealing With Boredom in Horses

    February 1, 2018
    Horses are intelligent, curious animals that bore easily when they must be kept in stalls or small enclosures for long periods. While occasional boredom is normal, extensive boredom can lead to health and behavioral problems, but there are many things owners can do to keep their horses entertained.
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  • How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

    December 1, 2017
    When feeding a performance horse, the goal is to provide adequate fuel for energy expenditure, replenish nutrients required for muscle function and repair, and support optimal health through a balanced diet. Dr.
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  • Winter Horse Care Checklist

    November 1, 2017
    Horses are resilient and can survive many adverse conditions, but taking proper care of your horse in winter is essential to keep them healthy, safe and comfortable even in the worst weather.
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  • How to Adjust Horses to the Changing Seasons

    October 1, 2017
    Changing seasons can bring about potential problems for horses and their owners. Pasture quality changes with every season, but the changes from summer to fall are especially significant. During the fall, there are often warm sunny days and cool nights.
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  • How to Find the Balance between Forage and Feed for Your Horses while Avoiding Obesity

    September 15, 2017
    How do you provide proper nutrition to them without an overabundance of calories?
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  • Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

    August 1, 2017
    As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. The primary way horses cool themselves is through sweating.
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  • How to Solve Trailer Loading Issues with Your Horse

    June 15, 2017
    Any equine enthusiast is well aware with the struggles associated with loading a horse into a trailer. It’s natural for your horse to experience nervousness and anxiety when being loaded into a trailer whether it ‘s the first or fifteenth time.
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