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March 16, 2019 - Nutrition: Hay There

  • May 07, 2019
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Nutrition— Hay There by Amanda Duckworth IF YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT and hay is for horses, then what type of hay your horse eats must be important. So, too, of course is the grass in the pasture a horse grazes...

March 16, 2019 - Transportation: Big Wheels

  • April 02, 2019
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Transportation— Big Wheels by Amanda Duckworth TEN YEARS AGO Mine That Bird stunned everyone when he took the Run for the Roses at odds at 50-1. A most unlikely winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by...

February 23, 2019 - Foal Health: Colostrum

  • March 13, 2019
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Colostrum, which is the first milk a mare delivers, is vital when it comes to having a healthy newborn. by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES TO EQUINE HEALTH, many issues and treatment plans come down to...

January 19, 2019 - Mare Health: Abortions in Broodmares

  • February 05, 2019
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Placentitis a leading cause, but not the only one by Amanda Duckworth Placentitis, which is inflammation of the placenta usually caused by an infectious agent, is one of the most common causes of abortions...

November 10, 2018 - Stem Cell Therapy

  • December 28, 2018
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Continues to be an option for treating injured horses by Heather Smith Thomas STEM CELL THERAPY has been utilized in horses to help heal tendon, ligament, and joint injuries for two decades. At this point...

October 27, 2018 - Reproductive Veterinary Services

  • November 13, 2018
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Breeding — Reproductive Veterinary Services by Heather Smith Thomas BREEDING HORSES IS OFTEN challenging, with the goal of getting every mare safely and efficiently in foal. There can be frustrations along...

August 4, 2018 - Racing Older Horses

  • November 07, 2018
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Racing Older Horses — Tips on Keeping Them Sound by Heather Smith Thomas HORSES ARE TREMENDOUS ATHLETES. Keeping them fit and at peak performance can be a challenge, however, since even a subtle or minor...

July 14, 2018 - Ulcers and Stress

  • August 08, 2018
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Ulcers and Stress in Racehorses: Management Makes a Difference by Heather Smith Thomas ULCERS ARE COMMON PROBLEMS in Thoroughbreds, due in part to the horse’s stomach anatomy and our feeding and management...

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