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Hay and Feed Supply Outlook After Harsh Winter

Hay and Feed Supply Outlook After Harsh Winter

With grass beginning to grow and new foals out in the fields, most of North America is beginning to put the unusually severe winter behind it. As horse owners look at dwindling hay supplies, they may... more »

Apr 24, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Labor-Saving Gadgets and Equipment

Labor-Saving Gadgets and Equipment

Spring is here, and with the onset of riding season, time is precious. Whether you are a farm or stable owner, instructor, professional in the show ring, or someone who just likes to hit the trails... more »

Apr 23, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Addressing Weight Loss in Mature Horses

Addressing Weight Loss in Mature Horses

Mature horses that begin to lose weight on an unchanging diet are a puzzle for their owners. It's not always easy to find the cause of weight loss and correct the problem. An equine nutritionist... more »

Apr 19, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Quarantine Advice from MSU

Quarantine Advice from MSU

The recent outbreak of EHV-I in a group of barrel horses in Minnesota provides an unfortunate reminder that the risk of contagious disease transmission such as EHV-I and equine influenza are real.... more »

Apr 16, 2014 by in Equine Health

Environmental Management and Equine Gastric Ulcers

Environmental Management and Equine Gastric Ulcers

You may be surprised to discover how common gastric ulcers are in the equine population. Some studies have shown the prevalence of gastric ulcers to be higher than 70% of the observed... more »

Apr 15, 2014 by in Equine Health

Spring Pasture Management Tips

Spring Pasture Management Tips

Careful management in the spring will increase the grazing potential of your pasture. We may be off to a slow start for spring, but following some essential pasture management guidelines will help... more »

Apr 14, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Botulism is a Threat to Horses

Botulism is a Threat to Horses

Equine botulism is most frequently observed in Kentucky and the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern United States, although it has been reported worldwide. The disease is also known as shaker foal... more »

Apr 11, 2014 by in Equine Health

Recycling Tips for Horse Farms

Recycling Tips for Horse Farms

Horse farms are often considered one of the most "green" businesses. We don't spray a lot of pesticides or spread undue amounts of fertilizer. We seldom till up the land, leading to... more »

Apr 10, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

What Does Anthropomorphizing Your Horse Mean?

What Does Anthropomorphizing Your Horse Mean?

The word anthropomorphizing is a popular term used in warnings to horse owners and trainers not to anthropomorphize horses. It is a difficult enough word to say (anthro po mor fizing), let alone... more »

Apr 08, 2014 by in Equine Health

Understanding Equine Cushing’s Disease

Understanding Equine Cushing’s Disease

The following information was provided by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington, Kentucky. Bonnie S. Barr, VMD, DACVIM, walks us through what Cushing's disease is, common clinical signs,... more »

Apr 07, 2014 by in Equine Health

It’s Not Just Sugar That Raises Insulin; Poor-Quality Protein Can, Too!

It’s Not Just Sugar That Raises Insulin; Poor-Quality Protein Can, Too!

Dietary protein supplies the body with amino acids, which the cells can reassemble to form body proteins specific to the tissue the body needs (bones, skin, muscle, etc.). When only one source of... more »

Apr 05, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Why Use Oils in Horse Diets?

Why Use Oils in Horse Diets?

The following information about equine nutrition and oils in horse diets was written by the nutrition experts at Kentucky Equine Research... more »

Apr 03, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

WSU Veterinary College Warns Animal Owners of Tick Paralysis

WSU Veterinary College Warns Animal Owners of Tick Paralysis

Washington State University (WSU) sent out a warning about the potential of tick paralysis in animals and people as spring progresses. The following was provided by Charlie Powell, senior... more »

Apr 02, 2014 in Equine Health

Beware of Poison Ivy

Beware of Poison Ivy

Many horse farms fight an annual battle with poison ivy, especially in the eastern part of the county. And even if you don't have it on your property or you live in another area of the country... more »

Apr 01, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Behavioral Considerations When Housing Horses

Behavioral Considerations When Housing Horses

Livestock species all have different housing requirements based on their physical and behavioral needs as well as the amounts and types of exercise and activities in which they participate. If you... more »

Mar 30, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

 


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