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All horses in the United States should be vaccinated annually for five common infectious diseases. Even with the best management and disease prevention program, your horse can still become ill. Know...
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A horse's head, tail, and ears can tell you a lot about what it's thinking. Understanding a horse's body language is great communication. Radio interview source: Cherry Hill, Horse...
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A horse that eats hay or pasture most likely has tapeworms. It's not possible to completely get rid of these parasites, but you can prevent them from getting out of control. Radio interview...
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Horses can develop skin wounds, and sometimes they won't heal. These might be summer sores, a problem caused by parasites. Make sure your horse sees a veterinarian, and look for better ways to...
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Draft horses are beautiful, gentle giants. Whether you need some extra help around the acreage or want a beautiful show horse, there are many draft breeds to consider. Radio interview source: Jim...
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A horse that's not sound in his feet may have a serious problem called "founder". It's a painful inflammation of the foot involving multiple body systems. There are many causes, so...
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One of the most dreaded diseases in the horse barn is strangles. A bacterial infection, strangles can quickly spread from horse to horse and they will face a long road to recovery. Radio interview...
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Before you ride a horse, you have to get on it. And that's not always easy. The experience will be more enjoyable with a horse that's properly taught how to mount and dismount. Radio...
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New to the equine world? Here's how to get started without making regrettable and avoidable mistakes.
Getting started Few animals on earth embody grace and beauty the way a horse does. Its features and mannerisms almost always exude a gentle kindness and a knowing presence that leaves you feeling...
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Country View: Horse Stories
A Special Taylor Submitted by reader: Sue M. Sefscik He was flirting with me. When I first approached him, he pretended not to see me. But when I stood my ground, he finally acknowledged me...

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