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Succession Planning For Your Equine Business

Succession Planning For Your Equine Business

You have devoted a lifetime of work to develop a successful, profitable, reputable stable. When it is time to retire, or your body can no longer handle the physical demands, what will happen to... more »

Sep 18, 2014 by in Stable Management

Tips for Getting Horses to Drink Strange Water

Tips for Getting Horses to Drink Strange Water

Is your horse picky about drinking water when he's away from home? Maybe the local water smells or tastes just a little bit different from what he's used to, and this is enough to back him... more »

Sep 17, 2014 by in Equine Health

Equine Weight Management Surveys for Farriers, Owners and Veterinarians

Equine Weight Management Surveys for Farriers, Owners and Veterinarians

A survey-based research project is being conducted by Melissa Kelson, a student at the Royal Veterinary College in Great Britain, to compare and contrast the evaluation of body condition by owners,... more »

Sep 16, 2014 by in Equine Health

Let the Germs Get the Worms Research Update

Let the Germs Get the Worms Research Update

We have been busy here in the laboratory working on a number of different research projects. One of these is our "Let the germs get the worms" project. Thanks to all of you out there, we have raised... more »

Sep 15, 2014 by in Equine Health

Sudden Behavior Changes in Your Horse; What is the Source?

Sudden Behavior Changes in Your Horse; What is the Source?

Are you baffled by the sudden change in your horse's behavior? Did it seem to come on suddenly, out of the blue with no warning? Is your horse trying to bite or kick you, getting... more »

Sep 14, 2014 by in Equine Health

How Much Land is Needed Per Horse?

How Much Land is Needed Per Horse?

Editor's Note: This month we asked author Katie Navarra to investigate the topic: How Many is Too Many? We have found as farm and stable owners that we often end up with "too many" horses for our... more »

Sep 13, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Your Veterinarian as a Business Partner

Your Veterinarian as a Business Partner

Your veterinarian wants to be your partner in caring for the horses in your care and educating the owners of those horses. If that is not the case, then you need to find another... more »

Sep 12, 2014 by in Stable Management

The Next Step in Referrals for Business

The Next Step in Referrals for Business

In the StableManagement.com article Use Referrals to Build Business we talked about what referrals are, who can give you the best referrals and how to get them. The next step is to follow up and make more »

Sep 11, 2014 by in Stable Management

Got A Website? Use Analytics to Make It Work Harder

Got A Website? Use Analytics to Make It Work Harder

With the technology available today, anyone can have a simple presence on the Internet that potential customers can find that lets them know who you are, where you are, what you do, and how to connect with you. more »

Sep 10, 2014 by in Stable Management

Make Your Barn Welcoming and Safe for Veterinarians and Farriers

Make Your Barn Welcoming and Safe for Veterinarians and Farriers

Your veterinarian and farrier are critical to the success of your farm. Their jobs are demanding and hectic, but you can make their day just a bit easier by offering some simple courtesies and... more »

Sep 10, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

KER Research: Body Condition and Metabolic Parameters

KER Research: Body Condition and Metabolic Parameters

Obesity has been associated with insulin resistance in horses and ponies. Performance horses such as racehorses, endurance horses, and polo ponies are usually kept in relatively lean body condition... more »

Sep 09, 2014 by in Equine Health

Tips on Selecting the Right Credit Card

Tips on Selecting the Right Credit Card

There is no shortage of credit cards from which a consumer can choose. Credit card promotions can be found everywhere from social media to brick and mortar institutions. According to Michigan State... more »

Sep 08, 2014 by in Stable Management

Five Clutter Busters For Fall

Five Clutter Busters For Fall

Corralling clutter is essential for safety. Aisles and work areas littered with unnecessary equipment create dangerous spaces for even the calmest horses and most skilled riders. Cutting down on... more »

Sep 07, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Research Shows High-Grain Diet's Effect on RER

Research Shows High-Grain Diet's Effect on RER

This study by Kentucky Equine Research was designed to determine the effects of three rations (low grain, fat, high grain) on plasma creatine kinase (CK) activity and lactate concentration in... more »

Sep 06, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Four Basic Duties of a Power of Attorney

Four Basic Duties of a Power of Attorney

How does one become an agent under a Power of Attorney? When someone worries that they will end up in a situation rendering them unable to pay bills they will usually have a power of attorney document... more »

Sep 05, 2014 by in Stable Management

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