Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., July 28: Help! How to Manage Equine Emergencies (theHorse.com)

July 26th, 2016

Your horse is wounded, bleeding, or critically ill: What should you do? Get advice from theHorse.com expert!

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

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Podcast: Managing Horses in the Summer Heat (theHorse.com)

July 19th, 2016

Learn how to keep your horse cool and comfortable during exercise and rest on even the most scorching days.

Click here to listen to this podcast. Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., June 30: Managing Horses on Small Acreages (theHorse.com)

June 28th, 2016

Do you want to keep horses at home? Or are you looking to develop and improve efficiency on your small farm? Then join theHorse.com for this information-packed hour! Experts will answer questions about fencing, horse housing, storage, arenas, pasture and more!

Tune in at 7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, June 30,  for this live audio event.

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Article: Top Five Conditioning Flubs (horseandrider.com)

June 22nd, 2016

Over-conditioned, under-conditioned, or just right? Planning your horse’s conditioning program takes thoughtful consideration of many factors.

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Article: Can a Smartphone Help Diagnose Subtle Lamenesses? (theHorse.com)

June 17th, 2016

Photo: Kevin Thompson/The Horse

Detecting lameness—especially subtle lameness—with the naked eye has always been challenging for owners and veterinarians alike. Fortunately, new technology has made lameness detection easier through gait analysis. The required equipment, though, is expensive, and it’s often found only in referral clinics.

But high-quality gait analysis technology might be at our fingertips … literally.

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Article: How to Sell Your Used Saddle in 7 Simple Steps (theHorse.com)

June 15th, 2016

 

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Here are seven simple steps to selling a used saddle (if only online dating was that easy!).

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2014 Indian Artbeat Foal: Ivan (For Sale)

June 13th, 2016

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Ivan AQHA and AWR inspection winner with all scores as 9s !! For Sale

For more info contact owner diane.sibley@yahoo.com

Article: Diagnosing and Treating Splints (theHorse.com)

June 10th, 2016

Photo: Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor

Part of your pre-ride routine involves running a hand down each of your horse’s legs—it’s something you do almost automatically. But this time you come across a large, rigid bump on the inside of his front cannon bone. What could it be? It is likely a “popped” splint. Popped splints, or exostosis (a bony growth) of the metacarpal or metatarsal (splint) bones, are a common finding in horses. Usually, these are old and “quiet,” meaning they cause no pain or lameness, but others are hot and active, causing pain and sometimes lameness. 

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Article: Researchers Develop Online Tool to Help Make Farms Safer (theHorse.com)

June 8th, 2016

Photo: Stephanie L. Church, The Horse Editor-in-Chief

Horse farms are sites of pleasure, beauty, and activity. Unfortunately, however, they’re also home to many accidents—some of them critical.

To help prevent such accidents, Scandinavian researchers have teamed up with a Finnish national equine association to create a free interactive online stable management tool with a special safety section. Their goal is to keep both horses and humans as safe from danger as possible.

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Article: Recycling on the Farm (theHorse.com)

June 2nd, 2016

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How to set up a farm-friendly recycling system, as well as reuse common materials around the barn.

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