Articles - equine ownership

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Letting Them Go

Thinking about end of life decisions for our equine partners is something we would prefer to avoid, but being prepared can help make it easier.

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The Fine Print

If you're planning to build on your property, it's important to research things like permits, insurance and guarantees before you break ground.

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What to do When your Horse is the Herd Outcast

Restore harmony with expert advice on how to handle upset in the herd when one horse doesn’t fit in, and is cast out by the other horses.

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30 Point Trailer Safety Check

Follow this essential checklist for horse, vehicle and trailer to ensure you and your horse arrive safe and sound every time you travel.

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How Climate Change Affects Horse Health

With temperatures trending higher and an increase in natural disasters and crop-threatening droughts, climate change is concerning for horse owners.

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How Much Land do you Need to House Horses?

Get advice on planning an equestrian facility, from the site location and building specs to the number of horses you can keep on your property.

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Equine Welfare Guidelines

To improve welfare standards for horses around the world, researchers are working to develop a set of guidelines for how they are managed and handled.

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What is the Best Type of Wood Fence for Horses?

Dwayne Job of System Fencing Ltd. discusses the different types of wood that can be used for horse fencing, and the associated costs of each kind.

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Rural Equine Vet Shortage

Rural Canada has suffered from an equine vet shortage for decades. What can be done to provide services to the far-flung horse owners in this country?

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Rescue and Reality

Taking on the rescue challenge of adopting and retraining a horse that has suffered neglect or abuse can be immensely rewarding.