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Bandaging 101: A Wrap for all Reasons

Everything you need to know about bandaging for wound care and protection....

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Skin Tumours: Not Your Ordinary Bumps

Find out what to do when skin cancer strikes....

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“Got Ice?”

Ease your winter woes around the farm with tips for preventing slips and other mishaps....

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Outdoor vs Indoor Boarding

Horse owners and experts discuss the pros and cons of indoor vs outdoor boarding. ...

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Genetics: Circadian Rhythms and Racehorse Performance

New research on a horse's biorhythms and gene reaction....

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Performance-Suppressing Drugs: The Dangers of Medicating

How do Performance Suppressing medications affect our horses?...

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Shock Wave of the Future

First used on humans, shock wave therapy is controversial but proving to be a popular treatment for tendon, ligament and many other injuries in racehorses...

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Getting it Straight – Foal Limb Surgeries

The debate continues on the merits of foal surgery to enhance the athleticism, soundness and longevity of racing prospects. ...

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Hock Headaches: Bog Spavin & Bone Spavin

Bog spavin and bone spavin are two separate conditions that can affect a horse’s hocks. Find out how to tell them apart and what to do about them....

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The Well-Stocked Equine Medicine Cabinet

Find out how to stock your equine medicine cabinet simply and sensibly. ...

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