Amy Harris

Articles by Amy Harris - 19 results

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Farm Management

The Equipment Shed

With so many options, it’s easy to get overwhelmed that’s why it’s important to be realistic about your needs in order to make smart equipment purchases.

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Profiles

The Original Mantracker Moves On

Talking with Terry Grant about his departure from the hit show.

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Grooming

How to Clean Brushes

Rather than allowing grime to build up on your horse’s brushes, take a few moments to clean them and remove the dirt, hair and dander each time you use them

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Hoof Care

Is my horse better off with or without shoes?

Some might say your horse is always better off barefoot, while others would argue that shoes could be good depending on the type of work he does.

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Nutrition

Body Condition Scoring

There are several ways to keep track of your horse's weight, but the most comprehensive and accessible method is to practice body condition scoring.

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Health

Winter Water Woes

The importance of fresh water in the winter

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Health

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 more.

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Rider Health

The Hard Facts About Concussions

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the brain is jarred or shaken inside the skull. Most commonly, a concussion is cau

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Miscellaneous

Barnie’s Story

Meet Barnie, a gentle giant who's been to hell and back, with a guardian angel named Laura McArthur to thank for his recovery.

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Training

No Strings Attached: Liberty Training

There are numerous benefits to working with horses at liberty. You can have fun playing with your horse and also learn how to communicate more effectively.