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Horse Health

“Natural” Dewormers

Sometimes, you may need to deworm your horse. Happily, if you do—and you should find out if you do with a fecal egg count rather…

1 month ago

Horse Health

Help, My Mare’s in Heat

OK. You’re convinced that your mare has behavioral problems because of her heat cycle. (Not sure? Read Part 1 of this series to brush up on…

2 months ago

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Shetland Ponies Are Equal Parts Fluff and Sass

They’re the fluffy speed demons eliciting “Awwwws” and squeals in equal measure on pony steeplechase courses around the country. They’re backyard pets, cart-pulling machines and…

4 months ago

Horse Health

False Precision

There’s something that you need to be aware of in the horse world. It’s called “false precision.” Precision (true precision) requires that a specific action…

4 months ago

Books and Film

The Horse Cure

Inspired by her own childhood trauma when she spent seven days in a coma, awakened to a severely compromised body and brain, and rebuilt her…

4 months ago

Horse Health

Barefoot Trimming

There’s a curious phenomenon going on in the world. Some people assert that the horse’s hooves must be trimmed in a certain way, and the horse left without…

5 months ago

Books and Film

Become the Mother

Over and over and from numerous sources it is impressed upon us that we must provide leadership for our horses…that in order to train them,…

7 months ago