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Equine Tack Maintenance: Reconditioning Dry Leather

Equine Tack Maintenance: Reconditioning Dry Leather

Your bridle, reins and saddle can get stiff if you ride in rain without cleaning and conditioning them afterward. "Many people think that rawhide reins are indestructible, but they also... more »

Sep 04, 2015 by in Grooming/Tack

Iodine in Equine Diets

Iodine in Equine Diets

Iodine is an essential nutrient for reproduction and normal physiological function in the horse. Thyroxine (T4) contains iodine and this hormone, along with triiodothyronine (T3), has powerful effects... more »

Sep 03, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Staying Safe in Thunderstorms at Animal Events

Staying Safe in Thunderstorms at Animal Events

If you participate in outdoor events such as horse or livestock shows, fairs, and trail rides you've probably been faced with the decision regarding what to do in the event of a thunderstorm.... more »

Sep 02, 2015 by in Equine Health

A Question About Hay Consumption

A Question About Hay Consumption

Credit: Thinkstock You should feed your horse according to body weight and management goals (weight gain or loss, for example) rather than by flakes of hay or scoops of grain per... more »

Sep 01, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Biosecurity with Mark and Dan; Spread the Word Not the Germs

Biosecurity with Mark and Dan; Spread the Word Not the Germs

Infection control is easier to understand when illustrated by Mark and Dan. Through unique whiteboard videos, Equine Guelph would like you to meet Mark, a lifelong member of the horse racing industry.... more »

Aug 31, 2015 by in Equine Health

Bandaging Tips for Stall-Bound Horses

Bandaging Tips for Stall-Bound Horses

Bandaging a horse's leg can be a tricky business unless you've had some practice or instruction. Above all, you want the bandage to apply the correct amount of pressure and not be too... more »

Aug 30, 2015 by in Equine Health

Managing Horses on Declining Pasture

Managing Horses on Declining Pasture

As the growing season winds down in autumn, horse owners in many climates must provide horses with an appropriate alternative forage to fulfil fiber requirements. In most cases, this involves the use... more »

Aug 29, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Dr. Getty’s Research Reflections

Dr. Getty’s Research Reflections

A recent study suggests suspensory ligament degeneration is associated with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID)... more »

Aug 28, 2015 by in Equine Health

The Healthy, Older Horse

The Healthy, Older Horse

Let me tell you about Bugsy. He was an Appendix Quarter Horse I rescued a few years ago. When he came to me, he was significantly underweight, suffered from an old stifle injury, and had a distrustful... more »

Aug 27, 2015 by in Equine Health

Research: Equine Shade Preference

Research: Equine Shade Preference

Provision of shade is recommended by best practice guidelines for horses living in hot, sunny environments despite a lack of research focused on potential benefits of shade for horses. A previous... more »

Aug 26, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Corn Oil for Horses: Omega 3s and Omega 6s

Corn Oil for Horses: Omega 3s and Omega 6s

In recent years, horse owners have been warned against rushing for the jug of corn oil when a beautiful coat is desired or additional calories for weight gain are needed... more »

Aug 25, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Glanders is a Possible Infectious Threat to Horses

Glanders is a Possible Infectious Threat to Horses

Although not a threat in some major horse-producing countries, including the United States, worldwide cases of the equine infectious disease known as glanders are on the rise. Caused by the bacterium... more »

Aug 24, 2015 by in Equine Health

Feeding Changes for Stall-Bound Horses

Feeding Changes for Stall-Bound Horses

Horses tend to be kept in confined spaces following an illness, injury, or surgery that necessitates quiet time. How each horse handles such restricted activity depends largely on the... more »

Aug 23, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Tack Maintenance: How to Wash Leather

Tack Maintenance: How to Wash Leather

Cleaning any type of leather means more than just wiping it off or applying saddle soap. You need to get the leather deep-down clean. more »

Aug 22, 2015 by in Grooming/Tack

Mustang Mania

Mustang Mania

Entering Mustang-gentling challenges can be a wild ride, but it's one worth taking, said these trainers. more »

Aug 21, 2015 by in Stable Management

 


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