Register NOW for Summer Horse Camps at OEW!

May 2nd, 2016

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The Sycamore, DeKalb & Genoa Park Districts will be offering Afternoon Horse Camps (for ages 8-16) at On Eagle’s Wings Equine Center for Summer 2016.

Visit our Camps and Clinics page to learn more.

Sign up is going on now! Registration is through the park districts.

Email Mariehorse@aol.com, if you have any questions.

Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., Apr. 28: Understanding Horse Behavior (theHorse.com)

April 26th, 2016

Why do horses do the things they do? Join us as a certified animal behaviorist answers your questions about how horses learn, the causes of common stereotypes, herd dynamics, and more during this live event!

Tune in at 7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, April 28,  for this live audio event.

Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Click here to register.

Ask The Vet Podcast: Equine Spring Vaccines and Wellness Exams (theHorse.com)

April 21st, 2016

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Spring is a great time to schedule a veterinary visit and create a vaccination plan for your horse. Get the most out of your horse’s annual wellness exam with help from theHorse.com experts.

Click here to listen to (or download) this podcast.  Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Article: A Look at Equine Recurrent Uveitis and Leptospirosis (theHorse.com)

April 19th, 2016

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A “hot” eye—one that is cloudy and irritated with a constricted pupil—is a true emergency. One of its causes, a particularly nasty bacterial uveitis, can cause eventual blindness in 50-100% of its victims especially in Appaloosa’s. Thus, a veterinarian’s prompt assessment and treatment are crucial.

Read more … (from theHorse.com)

Register for Afternoon Summer Horse Camps at OEW

April 11th, 2016

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The Sycamore, DeKalb & Genoa Park Districts will be offering Afternoon Horse Camps (for ages 8-16) at On Eagle’s Wings Equine Center for Summer 2016.

Visit our Camps and Clinics page to learn more.

Sign up is going on now! Registration is through the park districts.

Email Mariehorse@aol.com, if you have any questions.

Article: Colic Prevention Checklist (horseandrider.com)

April 6th, 2016

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Keep your horse as safe as possible from this potential killer with this colic-prevention checklist.

Read more … (from horseandrider.com)

Article: Colic Symptom Checklist for Horses (horseandrider.com)

April 4th, 2016

Is your horse showing signs of colic? Use Veterinarian Barb Crabbe’s colic checklist to track your horse’s symptoms during the initial stages of colic, or until your vet arrives.

Read more … (from horseandrider.com)

Early Registration Ends TOMORROW (Mar31): OEW TTeam 3-Day (May 28 – 30) & 6-Day (May 28 – Jun 2) for Horses

March 30th, 2016

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Tellington TTeam Equine Clinic    Registration Form    More Info

Hosted at On Eagle’s Wings Equine Center LLC by Marie Hoffman 

May 28 – 30   3-Day Workshop   $400
Early bird price of $375 through March 31, 2016
Save your seat with a down payment of $50

May 28 – June 2  6-Day Workshop  $800
Early bird price of $750 through March 31, 2016
Save your seat with a down payment of $300

To sign up, contact: Nancy Steinmeyer, 815-334-8825, Nancy@NLSteinmeyer.com

Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., Mar. 31: Itchy Horses: Dealing With Seasonal Skin Issues (theHorse.com)

March 29th, 2016

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Equine skin issues can be difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat. Find practical solutions for dealing with sunburn, rain rot, skin allergies (sweet itch), and more during this live event!

Tune in at 7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, March 31,  for this live audio event.

Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Click here to register.

Article: A new clue to postpartum colic risk (http://equusmagazine.com)

March 23rd, 2016

Researchers identify a new factor that may increase a mare’s risk of developing colic after foaling.

Read more … (from equusmagazine.com)