Horsemanship Dentistry

One of the most common fears in people, is the fear of the dentist. We’ve all sat in that chair and grimaced at the high pitched sound of the drill, sat with our mouths forced uncomfortably open while the they work. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was another way? A less anxiety inducing, gentler and less dramatic way? Luckily for your horse…there is another way! Horsemanship...
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Have Horse, Will Travel…. Safely

Whether you are hauling many miles or just around the corner, to a ride or to the vet, there are many precautions you should take to make sure your horse will be safe while traveling! The first step for trailer safety is to take the time to train your horse how to load and unload calmly. Do this when you have plenty of time. This is especially important when you may need your horse to load in an...
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Fire Safety Plans

  Preventing a barn fire disaster requires a much more detailed strategy than just owning a fire extinguisher! Are you prepared to detect a fire in your barn? Do you have a method to suppress the threat and alert the authorities? And most important… what is your plan to evacuate your horses to safety?? Here are some important things to consider when making your fire safety plan: Is my...
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Colic Risk Factors

Did you know that colic is one of the leading causes of death in horses? And horses that have colicked in the past are four times more likely to colic again! So we want to give you some pointers on exercise, diet, and management that will help reduce your horse’s risk for colic.   Starting with exercise.. the more time that your horse spends in a stall, the higher chance they have of...
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Dangerous Chemicals Aren’t the Only Option!

Is your horse wormy? Or is your horse given chemicals from daily to a few times a year that can have detrimental effects on the body? Chemicals like Ivermectin have been found in brain tissue of horses on necropsy. Not good! While there are many different dewormers and schedules for horses, many people wonder if they are doing what is best for their horse. There are alternatives to conventional...
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