Category: Musings

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The Right Way vs. The Easy Way

The other day, this video came across my Facebook feed. . . And it got me thinking about a choice we so often have when working with horses (or animals in general): the right...

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Doing the Best We Can

As horse owners, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the advice out there regarding horse management. Chances are, you hear it from many sources–online articles, horse friends, well-known competitors, and maybe even family....

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Striking a Balance

Do you use chemical dewormers, bute, commercial feeds, blankets in the winter, and/or horse shoes?   Or do you prefer herbal dewormers, acupuncture, organic hay, a fuzzy coat, and barefoot all year long?  ...

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Who Should Trim Your Horse?

When I met my husband over 20 years ago, he’d recently finished farrier school. So naturally, when we started dating, he took over my horses’ hoof care. It wasn’t long before he realized he...

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Improving Carriage Horse Welfare

This past week, I spent a few days in New York City for the first time. It was a place I’ve long wanted to visit, and it definitely lived up to my expectations. Of...