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January 2024 - Mare and Foal Health

  • December 19, 2023
  • 172 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Research remains robust on mare & foal health by Amanda Duckworth THE BEGINNING OF a new year is also the start of new dreams for anyone who has a pregnant broodmare. Download this week's Health...

December 2023 - Breeding

  • November 21, 2023
  • 495 Downloads
  • File Size 4MB

The science behind breeding by Amanda Duckworth AS BREEDING SEASON approaches, farm managers actively work to make sure stallions and broodmares are at their best. Download this week's Health Zone...

September 2023 - Joints

  • August 16, 2023
  • 655 Downloads
  • File Size 5.5MB

Researchers examine industry data for answers by Amanda Duckworth THERE IS LITTLE debate that healthy joints are incredibly important for the well-being of racehorses, but the reality is things can start...

August 2023 - Gut Health

  • July 31, 2023
  • 533 Downloads
  • File Size 3MB

Quickly addressing colic leads to better outcomes by Amanda Duckworth ALTHOUGH IT CONSISTS of five letters, for all intents and purposes, colic is a four-letter word to those who care for horses. Download...

July 2023 - Grooming

  • July 01, 2023
  • 624 Downloads
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The severity of a region's winter weather is a consideration when determining whether to blanket or not by Amanda Duckworth IN THE HEAT of the summer, it is easy to forget one of the most debated topics...

June 2023 - Barn Management

  • July 01, 2023
  • 496 Downloads
  • File Size 4.7MB

Importance of managing aerosol particles' impact on horses and humans in the barn by Amanda Duckworth HORSES ARE KEPT in stalls for many reasons, ranging from convenience to medical requirement, but...

May 2023 - Hoof Health

  • May 02, 2023
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  • File Size 4.9MB

Researchers examine gauging techniques in hoof evaluation by Amanda Duckworth GIVEN THE IMPORTANCE of hoof health in horses, it should come as no surprise that it's a heavily researched and studied...

April 2023 - Nutrition: Individual Commitment

  • March 15, 2023
  • 615 Downloads
  • File Size 5.1MB

Tailoring feed program to each horse can pay dividends by Amanda Duckworth A HORSE'S DIETARY needs vary depending on the lifestyle it leads. However, well-intentioned nutrition plans sometimes are...

March 2023 - Parasite Concerns: Staying a Step Ahead

  • February 21, 2023
  • 660 Downloads
  • File Size 3.9MB

Protocols to control parasites continue to evolve by Amanda Duckworth WHILE HORSE FARMS understand parasite control should be included in any horse health plan, comprehending the best approach to properly...

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