Health Zone

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June 18, 2011 - Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings

  • June 20, 2011
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Trade Zone: Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings Anyone who’s watched scruffy, awkward weanlings playing in a pasture may wonder how they ever turn out to be the pristine, polished yearlings seen heading...

May 14, 2011 - Deworming

  • May 10, 2011
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Trade Zone: Deworming Owners are often concerned about internal parasites—maybe a little too concerned—and their actions to rid horses of all parasites are leading to the unintended consequences of making...

April 30, 2011 - Hoof Care for Racehorses

  • April 26, 2011
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Trade Zone: Hoof Care for Racehorses Probably the most common phrase used by horse people is “No foot—no horse.” The feet are important because they provide both support and locomotion. As these two factors...

April 16, 2011 - Farm and Barn Maintenance

  • April 12, 2011
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Trade Zone: Farm and Barn Maintenance With spring’s arrival, now is the time to plan farm maintenance and improvements on fencing, pastures, and barns. The quality products and services mentioned below...

February 12, 2011 - Pre-Breeding Management of the Mare

  • February 08, 2011
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Trade Zone: Pre-Breeding Management of the Mare It is of paramount importance that any mare intended for breeding be in optimal health before the beginning of the breeding season. The mare should have...

January 15, 2011 - Sound Check

  • January 11, 2011
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Trade Zone: Sound Check Old school horsemen will tell you that all a Thoroughbred needs is hay, oats, and water. Other trainers may say all you need is a good veterinarian and a stopwatch. Right in the...

December 11, 2010 - The Healthy Foal

  • December 07, 2010
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Trade Zone: The Healthy Foal Your broodmare is in her final months of gestation and is approaching her term. After a year of planning and preparation, you, as her owner, must be ready for what follows...

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