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November 9, 2019 - Cold Hard Trust: Hydrotherapy

  • November 11, 2019
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Cold Hard Truth —Hydrotherapy by Amanda Duckworth THE CONCEPT OF HYDROTHERAPY and horses is not a new one. Racehorses in Australia routinely go for a swim in the ocean while their American counterparts...

October 26, 2019 - Core List: Vaccines

  • October 29, 2019
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Core List — Vaccines by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES TO VACCINATIONS, whether a horse requires a specific vaccine sometimes depends on its lifestyle; other times, it does not. Download this week's...

September 14, 2019 - Breathe Easy: Nasal Strips

  • September 24, 2019
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Breathe Easy —Nasal Strips by Amanda Duckworth DUE IN PART TO THE PROMINENCE of the Triple Crown, a piece of equipment for racehorses came under the microscope earlier this decade: the nasal strip. Download...

August 3, 2019 - Numbers Game: Gastric Uclers

  • August 06, 2019
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Numbers Game —Gastric Ulcers by Amanda Duckworth GASTRIC ULCERS AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE HORSES, unfortunately, seem to go hand-in-hand. While gastric ulcers can occur at any age and can happen with any breed...

July 13, 2019 - Long-term Wellness: Joint Health

  • July 16, 2019
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Long-term Wellness —Joint Health by Amanda Duckworth JOINT HEALTH IS CRUCIAL in horses, especially ones as athletically inclined as Thoroughbreds, and as a result, there are a wealth of options when it...

June 15, 2019 - Equine Studies: Horses and Academics

  • June 11, 2019
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Equine Studies — Horses and Academics by Amanda Duckworth THE HORSE RACING industry is a multifaceted business that requires its participants to be well-versed in a number of skills, ranging from animal...

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...

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