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Articles by HPG - 29 results

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Health

New Treatment for Navicular Possible

In certain cases of navicular disease, drilling a hole in the bone - a procedure called core decompression - may provide a new treatment option.

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Health

Health Q&A: Rabies

Clinical signs of rabies in horses can take up to 12 weeks to appear after the initial infection. Once clinical signs appear, rabies is fatal.

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Hoof Care

Shoes in winter?

Some people decide to remove their horse's shoes for the winter in order to give their feet a "break." Unfortunately, this can be a very literal thing.

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Nutrition

Ask Us – Horses Eating Straw

In this article equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses why horses are sometimes eating straw and whether or not it's good for them.

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Behaviour

Ask us: Endotapping

EndoTapping was developed by the French master horseman, J.P. Giacomini, as a way to initiate a state of relaxation in horses during handling and training.

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Health

Alternative vs Traditional Treatments

The pros and cons of using complementary therapies, with advice on how to do so safely, from traditional vets and alternative therapists.

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Tack & Equipment

Custom Chaps

You can expect to spend several hundred dollars for a pair of quality custom chaps. But, chaps are an investment that will last for years.

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Profiles

Ask the Trainer – Reade Baker

This Month: Reade Baker on Evaluating Racehorses.

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Miscellaneous

Ask the Trainer – Webb Carroll

Webb Carroll on Starting up Two-Year-Olds.

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Miscellaneous

Ask the Trainer – Robert Tiller

How can a stay-at-home trainer have their horses ready to battle the invading winter-raced, trained rivals? Find out Robert Tiller's answer.