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.

Ask The Vet Podcast: Common Hoof Problems (theHorse.com)

August 10th, 2016

Veterinary experts address questions about common hoof problems and your horse.

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

Register for Fall Youth & Adult Riding Lessons at OEW!

August 8th, 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 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.

Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Click here to register.

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.

Sponsored by theHorse.com.

Click here to register.

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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