If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call your veterinarian immediately. Then, follow this first-aid protocol while waiting for the vet’s arrival. As you administer the first aid, note your findings so you can report them to your vet: Think […]
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I bet you don’t think of horses when you think of Iceland. I didn’t either until I saw this remarkable story/video. Herd in Iceland is a documentary about the annual round-up of the Icelandic horse, isolated for centuries by the country’s oceanic borders. Herd In Iceland began filming in the fall of 2010, when Lindsay Blatt […]
Hi Friend, You know that the animals in your life are there for a reason. They have a purpose. They are spiritual teachers, healers, angels and guides. When you learn to recognize, respect and revere them for who they truly are… you become a better human fulfilling your purpose here. AND, they get to […]
It’s hard to blame a horse for failing to enjoy his deworming paste; it doesn’t exactly look like good eats. Although deworming companies have put great effort into making the medicine more palatable, some horses simply haven’t read the memo and refuse to have anything to do with dewormers. A horse that is reluctant to […]
While horses may be an alternative to a gas-guzzling vehicle, they can’t be “garaged” like a car. If you are one of the more than 4.6 million Americans involved in the equine industry, as research from In Tech illustrates, you know that horses use pastures and paddocks for grazing, relaxing and playing. You’ll also know […]
About once a week I trail ride with my good friend Debbie. We showed horses together for many years, and I’m really enjoying introducing her to the more laid back experience of trail riding. So when she called to cancel this week, I was surprised. Then she explained that she’d taken a tumble off her […]