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Aces of Trades: Pataskala's Childress uses equines to support mental health

PATASKALA – For her, it’s been a life-long love of horses. And now, giving back.


10 Things Your Farrier Wants You to Know About Seasonal Hoof Health

“No hoof, no horse!” If you’ve been around the horse industry for any length of time, no doubt you’ve heard the saying. It may seem a bit cliché, but the maxim is absolutely true. After all, hooves are a horse’s literal foundation, responsible for its very function and survival. Healthy hooves are integral to a horse’s well-being.


Huge Tack Sale (Franktown, CO)

Save the date!! Drifter's Hearts of Hope, a local horse rescue, is having a tack sale on Saturday, May 7, from 10 am to 1 pm.


What Is It About Spring Grass That Makes My Horse’s Body Grumble?

For most horsemen, spring is a welcome season. Among other reasons, spring brings the green up of pastures. While grass seems the most natural of feedstuffs for horses and ponies, it can stir up health concerns in susceptible individuals.


Beet Pulp As An Energy Source For Equines

Horses with high energy demands, such as performance horses and hard keepers, frequently require concentrates to meet athletic expectations and to maintain condition. If you're looking to decrease the amount of high-starch concentrates, offering beet pulp can offset the need for cereal grains while supporting a healthy gastrointestinal system.


Recognizing and Managing Overweight Horses

Learn how nutritionists took three horses from fat to fabulous in this article from the March 2022 issue of The Horse.


What is that noise my horse’s body makes and should I be worried?

What do noises that horses make tell us about their health? Vet Sarah Hunter explains some of the most common sounds, and when to be concerned.


Eight areas that warrant attention during winter horse care

Horse owners should pay attention to eight key areas in the winter care of their horses, writes Krishona Martinson, with the University of Minnesota.


Improving Equine Fertility

To shed light on the fertility troubles many breeders encounter, two theriogenologists have shared seven practical tips centered around getting a mare in foal.


Horse breeders can balance mare nutrition with new guide

A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps horse breeders determine the dietary needs of their mares during gestation and lactation.


Introduction to Deworming Horses

Although it may not be particularly glamorous, deworming is another part of good horsekeeping, along with proper feeding, stable management and veterinary care.


Why metabolism is important to your horse’s health, plus 4 ways to support it

Metabolism is defined as all of the chemical processes in any living organism, especially those that cause food to be used for energy and growth.


Free webinar: Health professionals on treating “the whole horse”

A free webinar will help horse owners to select and work with equine health specialists and professionals.


Vet advice: three common winter health problems in horses and how to tackle them

Winter time can bring up a number of niggles with his health. Vet Charlotte Fenn BVetMed MRCVS from Tyrrells Equine Clinic shares how you can tackle three of the most common: thrush, coughing and stiffness.


Help your horse breathe: respiratory supplements and management tips

More time in his stable and less turnout in the fresh air over the winter months can have a negative impact on your horse’s breathing. Your horse’s respiratory system is very sensitive and even minor challenges, such as exposure to dusty bedding and hay, can affect his general health and performance. Symptoms can include a cough, a snotty nose and a drop in performance.



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