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Bigger isn't always better
My folks have had miniature horses for years and they are the most adorable creatures. Their names are Dolly, Biscuit, and Apache. Miniature horses were first used to pull coal from the mines because...
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This farm-turned-retreat has a very special ambassador.
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Take a look at these breath-taking photos of Peace Ranch in Colorado! Does this look like your dream home?
Take a look at these breath-taking photos of Peace Ranch in Colorado! Does this look like your dream home?
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Learn what the signs are, how it's transmitted, and prevention
Equine herpesvirus is highly-contagious disease among horses, donkeys, and mules. It’s spread by close contact, and causes respiratory infection, abortion, and neurological disease. Becky...
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Watch out for vermin that bug your horse's ears
A horse uses its ears to express itself. Their position can tell you a lot about the horse’s mood. But if he shakes his head, won’t let you put the bridle on, and doesn’t like his...
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Deb Miller's journey from corporate America to the green pastures of northeast Oklahoma.
Why Deb Miller thinks "a bad day on the farm is still better than a good day in the office."
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Kids love horses, but riding or being around them can be dangerous. Follow these tips from Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (fs4jk.org) to help keep everyone safe and happy.
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This Iowa couple took the plunge and moved from town to their country home where they breed racehorses, birdwatch, and garden.
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Leave the tractor in the shed and hitch up the horse for more flexibility and less environmental damage
If you have a woodlot of 10-acres or less, bulldozing your way through it to take out a few trees can do more harm than good. Using horses to haul logs out of the timber allows you to be selective...
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Obesity in horses in a common problem, and owners should know how to evaluate and manage their horse’s weight.
Is your horse too fat? Just as snug-fitting clothing or becoming winded after going up a flight of stairs might be an indication to people that they’ve gained some extra weight, so a horse...

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