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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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Horses are extremely sensitive to tetanus. It's an ever-present threat to your horse's health, so be sure your animals are vaccinated against this deadly disease. Radio interview source: Dr...
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It's not in a horse's nature to be cooped up in a stall all day. He may constantly walk circles or pace back and forth to expend energy and calm himself down. This is called stall walking,...
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It's a constant battle to protect your horses from parasites. Recognizing the signs of a worm infection and knowing when and how to treat your horse is critical for his health. Radio interview...
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If your horse has symptoms such as high fever, cough, nasal discharge, and loss of appetite, it might have the flu. Horses less five years of age are most susceptible. The best way to prevent it is...
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Sometimes your plans change for an outbuilding, and you'd rather have it located somewhere else. Moving a building isn't as easy as rearranging the furniture, but it can be done. Radio...
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When you work your horse hard during a ride, it's important to make sure he's properly recovered afterwards. Like humans who run, horses need to be cooled down so their muscles don't hurt...
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If you're looking for a horse for both riding and work, try the American Quarter Horse. It's the most popular breed in the U.S., and sure to please you with its versatility. Radio interview...
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When you rub your hands along your horse's back, does its skin feel crusty? The lesions might be rain rot, a common skin infection found on a horse's back, rump, and shoulders. Radio...
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Are bad allergies keeping you from having horses on your place? Try an American Curly Horse. They have a hair coat that won't make you sneeze. Radio interview source: Sandra Bennett, Owner,...

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