Category: Horse Care

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Vaccinating Horses

The following post was written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM, a holistic veterinarian.  It is re-printed, with permission, from her website.    Which vaccinations should I give my Horse? Before I can answer this question I...

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Q&A with Equine Chiropractor, Gary Wilson, DVM

Dr. Gary Wilson, DVM, is an AVCA-certified equine chiropractor working in the Chicago, Illinois area.  He’s always had a great love of horses and a desire to help them perform.  Dr. Wilson practiced equine...

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Horses and Cold Weather

Today is one of those lovely, picturesque winter days in Oklahoma.  The temperature’s in the mid-thirties and large snowflakes have fallen and accumulated throughout the morning.  I snapped this picture of my guy, Hershey.  ...

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Management Tips for Controlling Parasites in Horses

Equine parasite control and de-worming is a complex and sometimes controversial issue, but it’s a topic that’s been on my mind lately–thus the reason for this post.  I recently completed Dr. Kellon’s online short course...

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Stretches for Horses

I know the importance of stretching before a workout from personal experience–as many of you might too.  After a couple of workout-related injuries (yep, it happens), I’m now sure to include stretching as a precursor...