Category: Horse Care

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Neck Stretches for Horses

A few years ago, I suffered a neck and shoulder injury while doing a workout program called P-90X.  (It turns out those little warnings about checking with your doctor before starting an exercise program...

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Homeopathy for Horses

After recently doing a Q&A with homeopathic veterinarian, Dr. Christina Chambreau, I became interested in learning more about homeopathy for horses.  Here is an article I found written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM, entitled, “Homeopathy...

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Equine Parasites: A Holistic Approach

The following article was written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM and is re-posted with her permission. You’ve heard of the 80/20 rule, right? Well, this rule applies to managing equine parasites just as much...

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Grazing Muzzles

“What is that thing?” is common question I get when friends come over and see one of my horses wearing a grazing muzzle.  While it may look Hannibal Lecter-esque, a grazing muzzle is actually a very...

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Estimating Your Horse’s Weight

Do you know how much your horse weighs?  You should!  Even if you don’t have access to a heavy-duty scale, you can estimate your horse’s weight with a fairly simple formula. It’s important to...