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November 14, 2009 - The Third Trimester

  • November 11, 2009
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Trade Zone: The Third Trimester - Click Here to Download PDF By Heather Smith Thomas Each phase of gestation has its risks, and the good news for owners who have pregnant mares in the barn this winter... Download

December 6th, 2008: When Foaling Goes Wrong

  • December 02, 2008
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Trade Zone: When Foaling Goes Wrong - Click Here to Download PDF There is something magical about foaling time that involves more than just observing the start of a new life—special though that might be... Download

November 15th, 2008: Feeding the Pregnant Mare

  • November 11, 2008
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Trade Zone: Feeding the Pregnant Mare - Click Here to Download PDF B y Heather Smith Thomas Traditional wisdom for feeding mares is that nutritional requirements in early pregnancy are not much different... Download

4/26/2014 Southwest: Stronger Than Storms

  • May 06, 2014
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Sam Stevens has seen it all and keeps winning by Lenny Shulman There is a sandstorm blowing through the West Texas Plains, reports Sam E. Stevens, hardly bothered by the blowing dust. In fact, Stevens... Download

August 4, 2012 - Conditioning Young Horses

  • July 31, 2012
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by Christa Leste-Lasserre Research shows that appropriate amounts of exercise during the first three years of a horse’s life can benefit the musculoskeletal system Before your equine athlete begins full... Download

April 25, 2009: Dirt or Synthetic: Which Is Safer?

  • April 21, 2009
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The Thoroughbred industry’s biggest call to action has been to improve racehorse safety. At $10-million apiece, are synthetic tracks the answer? The loss of Barbaro and Eight Belles attracted unprecedented... Download

March 21, 2009: AAEP Focus on Horse Health News

  • March 17, 2009
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Every year veterinarians flock to the Kester News Hour at the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Convention for reports on research that are too brief or too new to be included in the scientific... Download

July 25, 2009: Foot Flops and Fixes

  • July 21, 2009
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Trade Zone: Get Ready - Click Here to Download PDF By Christy West What do Quality Road, Big Brown, Tiznow, and E Dubai have in common? They're all major stakes winners with at least one other commonality... Download

April 26, 2014 - Nutrition: Feeding the Finicky Horse

  • May 06, 2014
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Many health conditions, management changes, and palate preferences can cause a horse to hesitate before chowing down by Heather Smith Thomas As you head into your horse’s stall to feed him his dinner,... Download

May 10, 2014 - General Health: Got Ulcers?

  • May 20, 2014
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The equine stomach’s unique design lends itself to gastric ulcer development; here’s why and how to manage these painful lesions by Christa Leste-Lasserre Sixty percent of performance horses might have... Download

June 18, 2011 - Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings

  • June 20, 2011
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Trade Zone: Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings Anyone who’s watched scruffy, awkward weanlings playing in a pasture may wonder how they ever turn out to be the pristine, polished yearlings seen heading... Download

September 15, 2012 - Common Hock Problems

  • September 11, 2012
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Focus on the ‘Big Three’: Bone spavin, bog spavin, and OCD by D. J. Carey Lyons Hock: The name is simple, but the structure is not. This major joint includes 10 bones, the joints connecting them, and extensor... Download

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