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10 Facts About Twitches

Some consider twitching cruel, but if used correctly the twitch is a humane form of restraint....

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Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

How and when to use the Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation protocol....

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Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Bacterial invasion threatens otherwise healthy foals...

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Spotlight On Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is an infection, not a disease like osteoarthritis, but both affect a horse's joints....

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Herbal Immune Boosters & Natural Detoxifiers

A look at herbal treatments and natural detoxifiers for improved immune system health – what to expect, and what to be careful of....

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Name That Bulge

Did you know horses can get hernias too? Find out what to do if you notice a bulge on your horse's body, how to manage a hernia, and how to recognize signs of an emergency case....

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Tendons: Injuries & Healing

Deep snow, plus hard and slippery ground can lead to tendon injuries. Learn what you can do to reduce the risk....

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Equine Chiropractic’s Coming of Age

Could your horse benefit from a visit to the equine chiropractor? Find out which issues this therapy can help....

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10 Insect Repelling Plants

Super insect-repelling plants to have around the barn....

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Using Lasers to Blast Bladder Stones

A look at a surgical alternative to eliminating bladder stones....

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