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Influenza in Horses: Types of Vaccines

Influenza in Horses: Types of Vaccines

"There are a number of influenza vaccines available, and they are updated periodically," said Dr. Katie Wilson of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine... more »

Feb 18, 2017 by in Equine Health

Equine Influenza: Which Horses Should be Vaccinated?

Equine Influenza: Which Horses Should be Vaccinated?

Influenza in Horses             Part Three: Risk Factors – Which Horses Should be... more »

Feb 17, 2017 by in Equine Health

Equine Influenza: Use Biosecurity for Prevention of Disease Spread

Equine Influenza: Use Biosecurity for Prevention of Disease Spread

There are two ways to protect a horse from influenza--vaccination and biosecurity. "Vaccination is helpful, but it simply protects the horse for a short period of time," said... more »

Feb 16, 2017 by in Equine Health

Influenza in Horses: Clinical Signs and Treatment

Influenza in Horses: Clinical Signs and Treatment

Influenza in Horses Part One - Clinical Signs and... more »

Feb 15, 2017 by in Equine Health

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Are We Having Fun Yet?

A few simple extras can help keep your clients happy…and your barn full. more »

Feb 14, 2017 by in Stable Management

Three Tips to Get Projects Done

Three Tips to Get Projects Done

Are there projects you would like to get done, but they never seem to make it to the top of your To-Do list, much less get finished? Want to give your tack room a thorough cleaning? Need to get your... more »

Feb 13, 2017 by in Stable Management

Have a Contingency Plan for Your Feed and Hay Supplies

Have a Contingency Plan for Your Feed and Hay Supplies

There are a lot of things that can take a back seat when an unexpected event takes place at the barn. Lessons can be rescheduled, training rides can be postponed and fence repairs can be put on hold... more »

Feb 12, 2017 by in Stable Management

Contingency Plan for Equine Vet or Farrier

Contingency Plan for Equine Vet or Farrier

You, or your staff, may be responsible for providing the daily care for the horses in your barn, but veterinarians and farriers also play a key role in the animals' care. What happens when you have a... more »

Feb 11, 2017 by in Stable Management

Contingency Planning for the Solo Equine Business Owner

Contingency Planning for the Solo Equine Business Owner

When you&'re the sole owner/operator of a commercial stable that means you're the only one responsible for feeding the horses, cleaning stalls and meeting client expectations. While these... more »

Feb 10, 2017 by in Stable Management

Contingency Plan for Unexpected Financial Problems on a Horse Farm

Contingency Plan for Unexpected Financial Problems on a Horse Farm

No one likes to think about the long list of bad things that can happen at any given time. Natural disasters, disease, serious injury and more can threaten the long-term operation of your stable.... more »

Feb 09, 2017 by in Stable Management

Your Contingency Plan as a Barn Manager

Your Contingency Plan as a Barn Manager

The majority of a barn manager’s day is spent making sure that the horses are fed, that lessons go off without a hitch and that clients are satisfied. This often requires the coordinated effort... more »

Feb 08, 2017 by in Stable Management

Finding Volunteers for Your Equine-Assisted Activies and Therapies Program

Finding Volunteers for Your Equine-Assisted Activies and Therapies Program

It takes a small village to operate an equine-assisted activities and therapies facility. From providing basic care for the horses to helping with scheduled therapy sessions or completing special... more »

Feb 07, 2017 by in Stable Management

50 Shades of No

50 Shades of No

Whether you are a boarding farm seeking specific clients, or a stable looking for that one special trainer, sometimes people tell you no. But all "NOs" are not created equal. What you do after they say "no" can make the difference in a future "Yes!" more »

Feb 06, 2017 by in Stable Management

How to Write A Press Release That Gets Noticed

How to Write A Press Release That Gets Noticed

Press releases are a great way to get attention for an event, new service or product, or just to draw attention to your facility or farm. However, a poorly written press release can actually cause you more harm than good. more »

Feb 05, 2017 by in Stable Management

Managing Client Expectations

Managing Client Expectations

In the business world there is a saying that you should always under-promise and over-deliver. That means make sure your clients know what to expect, and if you surprise them, do so in a positive... more »

Feb 05, 2017 by in Stable Management

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