Category: Health & Care

Horse Sunburn – Prevention and Treatment

Horse Sunburn – Prevention and Treatment

| August 1, 2011 | Reply

Ellie Fraser | August 1, 2011 |  Summer means sun, and sun means sunburn. We know this and we protect ourselves accordingly, but we don’t often consider that our horses might suffer from sunburn as well. Horses burn similarly to the way that humans do – that is, the lighter the skin, the easier the […]

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Socks for Horses Help Save Hooves from Fly-Stomping Damage

Socks for Horses Help Save Hooves from Fly-Stomping Damage

| July 20, 2011 | Reply

Mandee Widrick | July 20, 2011 | Every summer, horse owners everywhere gear up for fly season. They buy masks, sheets, sprays, roll-on repellents…you name it. Pest control can get costly, but it’s all part of being a responsible horse owner.What if you could find a more cost effective method of fly control?Raymond Petterson, creator […]

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Which Kind of Stall Bedding is Right for My Horse?

Which Kind of Stall Bedding is Right for My Horse?

| July 12, 2011 | Reply

Mandee Widrick | July 12, 2011 |  With so many different kinds of stall bedding on the market, it can be difficult for horse owners to know where to start. Everyone wants to save a few bucks here and there, getting the best deal possible, but are you really saving when you buy the cheaper […]

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Sprains, Strains and Other Pains

Sprains, Strains and Other Pains

| February 17, 2011 | Reply

Brenda Dunne | February 17, 2011 All good horse-people know about musculoskeletal injuries. They diligently watch their equine friends for any sign of a limp, bump, scrape or swelling. The minute something is ‘not quite right’ they are on the phone to the vet, and Beauty is in a standing stall, resting. Equine rehab is […]

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