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July 2022 - Grooming: The Right Touch

  • June 28, 2022
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Grooming provides opportunities to address problems early by Amanda Duckworth BECAUSE GROOMING IS one of the basic cornerstones of horsemanship, its wide-reaching importance can sometimes be taken for...

May 2022 - Hoof Care: Solid Footing

  • April 12, 2022
  • 384 Downloads
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Researchers look at farrier work relative to performance, welfare by Amanda Duckworth A BETTER UNDERSTANDING of the mechanics of hooves, and especially hooves in motion, can improve the performance and...

April 2022 - Nutrition: Balancing Diet Issues

  • March 30, 2022
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  • File Size 6.7MB

Individual equine nutritional needs often vary by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES to feeding horses, there are some straightforward facts that nutritionists and veterinarians always point toward. Download...

March 2022 - Parasites: Targeted Dewormers

  • February 22, 2022
  • 429 Downloads
  • File Size 3MB

Treatment programs based on horses' needs help prevent resistance by Amanda Duckworth INTERNAL PARASITES ARE not a new issue when it comes to horse management, but ideas on how best to deal with worms...

February 2022 - Foal Health: From the Start

  • January 18, 2022
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  • File Size 2.8MB

Finding right diet for foals, pregnant mares by Amanda Duckworth A MARE'S MILK helps new foals avoid illness and properly grow, and, as foals begin to mature, some more hands-on human intervention...

January 2022 - Older Mares: Just a Number?

  • December 21, 2021
  • 596 Downloads
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Studies offer clues on when mare age is a concer, and when it isn't by Amanda Duckworth AS BREEDING SEASON draws closer, Thoroughbred broodmares are being prepped for another year of being productive...

November 2021 - Hay: More Than a Gut Feeling

  • October 19, 2021
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Hay — It's important to tailor hay to specific horses' needs by Amanda Duckworth AS HORSE CARE can get expensive, horsemen keep an eye out for areas where they can save some money, but when it...

October 2021 - Vaccines: Shot Clock

  • September 14, 2021
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Vaccines — Researchers examine timing of equine vaccinations by Amanda Duckworth FOR HUMANS, "VACCINES" and "herd immunity" have become buzzwords over the past year, but for horse owners...

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