2016 Indian Artbeat Foal: Filly

September 29th, 2016

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Thanks for the beautiful picture Katie of your 2016 Artbeat filly!

Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., Sep. 29: Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis (theHorse.com)

September 27th, 2016

Leptospirosis is a serious bacterial disease that causes both recurrent uveitis (“moon blindness”)—especially in Appaloosas, draft horses, and Warmbloods—and abortion in horses. But now there’s a vaccine to prevent it. Is your horse is at risk?

Tune in at 7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, Sep. 29, for this live audio event.

Sponsored by theHorse.com. Click here to register.

Article: Fall Feeding Tips for Horses (theHorse.com)

September 21st, 2016

As temperatures drop, horse owners should begin to make changes in their horse’s feeding program in preparation for winter. But what alterations are needed? This article covers some points to consider when preparing to adjust a nutrition program for the colder weather.

Read more … (from theHorse.com)

A Couple Spots Still Available: Marie Hoffman Riding Clinic – Oct 2

September 15th, 2016

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Ask The Vet Podcast: “Unwanted” Horses (theHorse.com)

September 13th, 2016

The United States has a growing problem with “unwanted” horses–those their owners no longer want for various reasons. This podcast (recorded June 2011) discusses the scope of the problem and several possible solutions.

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

Register Now for Marie Hoffman Riding Clinic – Oct 2, Somonauk, IL

September 8th, 2016

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Ask The Vet Podcast: The Best Hay, Grass, and Other Forages for Your Horse (theHorse.com)

August 30th, 2016

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Studies show that quality forage is the healthiest diet option for horses. Find out what you should feed your horse.

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

Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A THIS THURS., Aug. 25: Managing the Fearful and Anxious Horse (theHorse.com)

August 24th, 2016

Is your horse spooky or nervous? Do you feel unsafe with him when you’re on the ground or in the saddle? Listen live as the experts talk about the behavior and health-related reasons your horse is fearful and answer your questions!

Tune in at 7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, Aug. 25, for this live audio event.

Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Click here to register.

Registration Continues for Fall Youth & Adult Riding Lessons at OEW!

August 22nd, 2016

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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 for Fall 2016.

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

Adults (Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm):
Session 1: Sep 7 – 28
Session 2: Oct 5 – 26

Youth (Saturdays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm):
Session 1: Sep 10 – Oct 1
Session 2: Oct 8 – Nov 5 (no lesson Oct 29)

Come out to OEW to learn to ride in a friendly, fun and SAFE! environment.

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

Ask The Vet Podcast: Stall Rest and Rehabilitation (theHorse.com)

August 16th, 2016

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Stall rest is necessary for treating certain equine injuries and conditions. However, keeping a horse happy and healthy during recovery is often a challenge.

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