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July 11, 2020 - Joint Health: Common Cause

  • July 14, 2020
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Joint Health —Common Cause by Amanda Duckworth SOME ISSUES HORSES struggle with, such as laminitis, can be difficult for people to comprehend fully becuase they are not afflictions humans face. When it...

June 13, 2020 - Deworming: Edge of the Cliff

  • June 09, 2020
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Deworming —Edge of the Cliff by Amanda Duckworth WHILE NOT THE MOST pleasant thought, horses are going to have worms. For decade it was standard procedure to administer dewormer to horses on a regular...

May 16, 2020 - Transportation: Trucking Along

  • May 20, 2020
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Transportation —Trucking Along by Frank Angst "ANOTHER BIG DAY in the office," reads a recent Facebook post from Campbell Horse Transportation above a video showing horses unloading from a trailer...

May 9, 2020 - The Big Step: Hoof Care

  • May 05, 2020
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The Big Step —Hoof Care by Amanda Duckworth NO HOOF, NO HORSE remains as true as ever, and while most of the healine-making laminitis stories in horse racing tend to relate to cases stemming from injury...

April 25, 2020 - The Weight: Nutrition

  • May 05, 2020
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The Weight—Nutrition by Amanda Duckworth KEEPING A HORSE at its ideal body weight can sometimes be a challenge, but much like the Goldilocks parable, being "just right" leads to the best results...

March 14, 2020 - Foal Health: Keep It Clean

  • March 10, 2020
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Fly Control —Keep It Clean by Amanda Duckworth THERE ARE FEW guarantees when it comes to horses, but the fact that warmer weather will result in flies around the barn is one of them. Download this week's...

February 22, 2020 - Foal Health: Think Quick

  • February 25, 2020
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Foal Health —Think Quick by Amanda Duckworth BY THE TIME a Thoroughbred foal is born, a significant amount of effort has been dedicated to its arrival. Download this week's Health Zone to continue...

January 18, 2020 - Mare Health: Two Much

  • January 21, 2020
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Mare Health —Two Much by Amanda Duckworth AT THE CLOSE OF 2019, Catch Ya Later Bro and Twin Turbo made headlines for their exploits. Victories in maiden claimers rarely lead to such things, but in this...

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...

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