Category: Horse Care

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Is Your Saddle Pad Up to Snuff?

Some people may not think too much about what they put beneath their saddle. Others, however, are quite picky about the color, design, or brand of their saddle pad.  But when it comes to...

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Reducing Your Horse’s Toxic Load

Unfortunately, in this day and age, we live in an increasingly toxic world. Pesticides, herbicides, and a number of other harmful chemicals infiltrate our environment on a daily basis. We unknowingly put many of...

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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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Feeding Garlic to Horses

As you may already be well aware, garlic is one of the more controversial things to feed horses. Some people say it’s dangerous for horses to consume, while others tout its many benefits. So...

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(Not So) Sweet Itch

Every year, I get a handful of e-mails regarding Sweet Itch–a condition which actually goes by a variety names including pruritus, culicoide sensitivity, Queensland Itch, Summer Itch, or Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD). No matter...