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Horse Health

Horses Forgive Bad Behavior by Humans but They Never Forget

From: Liberty Voice By: Alana Burke Seasoned and smart horse owners can tell in an instant whether the horse they are approaching has been handled, or mishandled. The most perceptive trainers, handlers and owners can read the subtle and often not so subtle nuances of equine language that indicate a clear welcome, a sense of Full Article

Horse owners urged to take National Health Survey

This is taking place in the United Kingdom but is an excellent idea. Hopefully a report will be published once all the data is collected. ~ HfH From: The ...Full Article

Study: Human Interaction Shapes Horses’ Negative Emotions

It only makes sense. When training a horse – in fact with any interaction with a horse – you need to understand and appreciate the horse’s point of view. ...Full Article

The Danger of Mycotoxins

Here on the Gulf Coast we live with high humidity and the mold/fungi that come with that. Horse feed storage is on the top of our list when it ...Full Article

Two More Horses Dead After Receiving Compounded Medication

For horse owners, its always a good idea to keep up with the latest in equine medical news. Remember to talk to your Vet before making any changes to ...Full Article

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part ...Full Article

Horse owners break out of the ghetto

The poor health of pastures our horses live in is not just an Australian problem. We have too many American horses which are malnourished and obese just as their ...Full Article

Equine Study: Lower Corticosteroid Doses Might be Beneficial

Anyone who has used corticosteroids for themselves or their horse knows that these medications come with some much unwanted side effects. However, these drugs can be essential to helping ...Full Article

Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

As we grow older, we quickly learn we need to take better care of ourselves. This often includes taking supplements. Its no surprise that our older pasture pals could ...Full Article

Vet gives horses a second life with artificial limbs

Few people realize that artificial limb surgery for horses has been around for over 30 years. Most of the public perceives that a horse with a broken leg means ...Full Article