Foal Update: Indian Artisan out of TB mare Champion Long Stirrup 2013

April 23rd, 2014

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Thanks for the picture of your Artbeat foal you raised. Congratulations on your championship in 2013. She is beautiful plus lovely over fences!

Wishing you well in this year show season.

Marie

Article: 5 Tips for Feeding Foals (theHorse.com)

April 21st, 2014

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Proper foal nutrition is critical for adequate growth and development. A foal’s main source of nutrients is his dam’s milk, but in some cases this alone won’t meet his high nutritional demands. What should you do? Read more … from theHorse.com.

Study: Younger Horses Appear Able to Learn by Watching (theHorse.com)

April 17th, 2014

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If you’re convinced some horses can learn from each other, even though researchers have not previously been able to confirm it, you’re on the right track. Scientists just had to take a little closer look into the details of who’s doing the learning.  Read more … (from theHorse.com)

Article: Danger in Your Horse’s Grass: Fructan (Equus)

April 16th, 2014

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If your horse is at high risk for laminitis, you’ll want to learn about an increasingly prevalent plant sugar called fructan. Plus, discover pasture management tips to slow down your horse’s fructan intake. Read more … (from Equus)

TTEAM – TTouch for Horses at OEW, May 24-26/29

April 14th, 2014

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COME join us !!!  OEW is hosting a TTEAM Event over Memorial Day weekend 2014 – hosting both a 3-Day Clinic (May 24-26) and a 6-Day Training (May 24-29) with Edie Jane Eaton, Sr Level TTEAM  Practitioner.

Learn the techniques that Linda Tellington Jones uses on all animals worldwide to help them think, relax and be more willing partners. TTEAM gets results by understanding their minds, and using many vet researched techniques instead of dominance. TTEAM can be done by anyone.

Marie Hoffman has used these techniques for the past 25 yrs and finds them indispensable in training horses and very useful aids to understand the horse and how to progress their training.

Visit the OEW Camps and Clinics page for more information and registration packet.

 

Register for Afternoon and All day summer horse camps at OEW

April 10th, 2014

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Visit our Camps and Clinics page to learn about the Afternoon and All Day Horse Camps available this summer.

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

Podcast: What First-Time Horse Breeders Should Expect at Foaling (theHorse.com)

April 9th, 2014
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“This is our first year foaling out mares. One of the two is a maiden. What do we need to have on hand?”

Listen to the podcast to learn the answer. This podcast is a segment of the Equine Life Stages: Foals Q&A audio event from theHorse.com.

Register for Youth/Adult Riding Lessons at OEW!

April 7th, 2014

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The Sycamore, DeKalb & Genoa Park Districts will be offering youth and adult horseback riding lessons at On Eagle’s Wings Equine Center in Spring 2014 and adult lessons in Summer 2014.

Sign up is going on now! Come out to OEW to learn to ride in a friendly, fun and SAFE! environment.

Visit our Lesson Programs page for more info. (Registration is through the park districts.)

 

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

2014 Indian Artbeat Foal Photo: Belle’s Colt

April 2nd, 2014

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Received this note and photo of a 2014 Indian Artbeat colt born just last week! …

Good morning Marie!  I’m very happy to report that Belle had a gorgeous colt on 3/26!  He is doing great and is all legs!  I’m thrilled!

Early bird discount ENDS TODAY for TTEAM – TTouch for Horses at OEW, May 24-26/29,

March 31st, 2014

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Early bird discounts end TODAY … March 31, 2014!

COME join us !!!  OEW is hosting a TTEAM Event over Memorial Day weekend 2014 – hosting both a 3-Day Clinic (May 24-26) and a 6-Day Training (May 24-29) with Edie Jane Eaton, Sr Level TTEAM  Practitioner.

Learn the techniques that Linda Tellington Jones uses on all animals worldwide to help them think, relax and be more willing partners. TTEAM gets results by understanding their minds, and using many vet researched techniques instead of dominance. TTEAM can be done by anyone.

Marie Hoffman has used these techniques for the past 25 yrs and finds them indispensable in training horses and very useful aids to understand the horse and how to progress their training.

Visit the OEW Camps and Clinics page for more information and registration packet.