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Horse Health

Horse Health

Feeding Yearlings

Whether you are prepping for sales and halter classes or trying your best to raise a healthy and sound youngster, careful attention to nutritional needs…

5 months ago

Horse Health

Don’t Be a Piranha

Recently, my gelding injured his leg. He had some puffiness and low-grade lameness, so I treated it with ice wraps and stall rest with hand…

6 months ago

Horse Health

Managing Old Soft Tissue Injuries

Tendon and suspensory ligament injuries plague horses performing in all disciplines. Even pleasure horses and pasture ornaments may fall victim if they take the proverbial…

6 months ago

Horse Health

The Good Kind of Pressure

You know what’s great? When you can put your hands on your horse and make him feel better: rejuvenated when he’s tired, calm when he’s…

6 months ago

Horse Health

Supplementing the Sweat

If you are thinking ahead to the imminent summer heat by looking at electrolyte supplements, good for you. Horses lose massive amounts of electrolytes (and…

7 months ago

Horse Health

Hands On Healing

What if I told you that with patient, conscientious placement of your hands on specific areas of the horse’s body, you can bring about profound…

8 months ago

Horse Health

Healthy Weeds for Horses

Healthy weeds. It sounds like an oxymoron, but it doesn’t have to be. You see, we, humans are quick to label any undesirable-looking plant as a…

8 months ago

Eventing

Horse Rehab With Will Coleman

What a difference a year can make. Back in April of 2015, Olympian Will Coleman finished 6th overall at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* on his…

9 months ago

Horse Health

The Genetics of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance (IR), defined as a failure of insulin responsive cells to take up glucose under normal levels of circulating insulin, affects an estimated 12-15%…

10 months ago