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Calf-Manna

Leading Multi-Species Nutritional Performance Supplement Helping Animals Since 1929 Read more

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Tendons and ligaments are specialized forms of connective tissue.  Tendons connect muscle to bone.  Ligaments are anchored on the bone at both ends.  Both are composed of interwoven strands of type I collagen protein in a structure much like a rope. Read more

Therapy

Parasite resistance is a serious problem and will require that the whole horse industry change its way of doing things. Read more

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Equi-Spa was created to fill a void of non-toxic botanical products for horses Read more

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Water is the number-one nutrient fed to any animal and is the most often overlooked nutrient in any species’ nutritional program. Read more

Equine Wellness

“My horse and I have grown up together so I always want to make sure that I’m doing everything I can to keep him feeling his best, even as he gets older,” said Kerri Walsh, Senior Marketing Manager at SmartPak. Read more

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Right Horse Initiative

The Right Horse Initiative seeks to reward innovation by supporting organizations thinking creatively about how to rehome more at-risk horses. Read more

Back on Track® has built their business around supporting the health and well-being of the animals. First, with their Welltex line of Therapy Equipment and most recently with the development of the Limber Up® LiniMint™ line of next generation topical Read more

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Hoof Trim

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If you ask me which is more difficult for an owner to get right, I’d say the trim. If you ask a talented hoof professional, they would usually say diet. It’s actually a trick question. Read more

Hoof Care

Spring showers bring May flowers but, they also bring Rain Rot to our equine friends. Rain Rot (or rain scald as it is often called) is a contagious bacterial infection that causes rapid hair loss and may also spread to other horses. Read more

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Equine health (and human health, for that matter) is closely intertwined with soil health. Soil health directly affects plant health and the nutrients available to the plants are absorbed in turn by horses. Read more

Equine Wellness

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Girthiness is the behavior seen when horses express their irritability or unhappiness with getting saddled or tacked up, or from brushing, blanketing, or specifically to having the girth or cinch tightened. Read more

Equine Wellness

"The horses loved the taste of the carriers and the soft center held the pill well," Cerny said.  "If you have ever tried to hide a Bute bolus inside of a cored out apple you will really appreciate the pill carriers." Read more

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Salt, chemically known as sodium chloride (NaCl) is fundamental to your horse’s well-being. Even horses who are not working require a daily supply. Read more

Equine Wellness

In addition to a physical exam, the vet may also perform a dental exam, administer vaccinations, and give advice on the most appropriate parasite control method. Read more

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Colic horse

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Spring is the season of change. Unfortunately, horses aren’t great with change. Changes to a horse’s routine and diet can increase the risk of colic and are often overlooked as a potential cause. Read more

Equine Wellness

Acetyl-L-carnitine is a metabolite of L-carnitine, derived from the amino acid L-lysine in a series of reactions which require cofactors of methionine, zinc, iron, vitamin C, niacin and vitamin B6. Read more

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Dry Lot vs Pasture

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The big key to frost seeding is timing.  There are usually a couple of weeks when the freezing and thawing of the ground occurs. This back and forth process is what pulls the seed into the ground. Read more

Equine Wellness

Hemp filed

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Hemp is all the buzz these days, and for good reason. It's a plant with literally thousands of uses. It can be used for everything from clothing to fuel to paper—and many things in between. Read more

Equine Wellness

  • Muzzle Fit

    Harmany Equine

    Muzzle Fit

  • Snake Bite on horse

    Shari Frederick

    Snake Bite on horse

    Snake Bite on horse

  • Rattlesnake

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    Rattlesnake

    Rattlesnake

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    Mary Ann Simonds

  • Vet preparing a shot

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    Vet preparing a shot

    Vet preparing a shot

  • horse drinking water from bucket

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    horse drinking water from bucket

    horse drinking water from a bucket

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September 23, 2019

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