Grooming

Tail Extensions 101

When it comes to using a tail extension on your horse, one thing is certain: It shouldn’t stand out as an artificial tail. If it brings attention to itself and takes attention away from your riding performance, it’s a bad tail job.

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Hock Problems

Horses and Hock Problems

Though lameness problems are more prevalent in the front feet of a horse, the hocks can also be a source of concern. There is a wide range of injuries that can occur to the hocks, and a variety of reasons behind those injuries.

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Breeding History

Miss Olene

She made her mark on horse-breeding history by passing along some speedy genes. Miss Olene was a product – and a producer – of American Quarter Horse racing royalty.

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Equine Therapy

Getting Back on Track

In 2000, Swedish doctor Erland Beselin began experimenting with the pain relieving capabilities of ceramic textiles — inspired by the ancient Chinese practice of applying heated marble stone and baked clay to aching muscles.

Taylor Renner
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Equine Health

Ask the Vet: Poor Performance

Question: I have an 8-year-old Quarter horse gelding on trial. The pre-purchase vet check discovered a rounded coffin bone and the lameness test on the right front leg was a 1 on a scale of 5.

Brian MacNamara, DVM, MRCVS
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Showing

The Evolution of the Non Pro

They come to us with little knowledge or experience.  Often times, they have purchased economical horses on their own with expectations of grandeur and adulation.

Press Release
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Equine Health

Fescue Toxicosis

Your grass could endanger your mare’s pregnancy and your horse-breeding program. Tall fescue is the most common perennial grass pasture found in most parts of the eastern half of the United States.

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily
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