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equine health

Four Tips to Help Your Horse Beat the Summer Heat

It has been hot here in Texas! The temperature this past weekend was in the triple digits. Our four legged friends really suffer in this kind of heat. Here are some tips on how to help our four legged friends happy and healthy. ~ HfH From: The Horse Heat and humidity place an added burden on horses during training, ...Full Article

Anthrax Confirmed in Equine in Uvalde County

Anthrax is actually not that uncommon in South-West Texas. It is wise to get your healthy non-pregnant adult horses vaccinated! Death can follow quickly after you notice the first ...Full Article

Equine Guelph Launches Horse Health Tracker App

Keeping up with your horse(s) health can be a task. We have so much that we do throughout our days: kids to run after, jobs that take up much ...Full Article

Spring is here! Time to get ready to ride.

It has been a muddy winter for us here at Habitat for Horses and very cold elsewhere in the country. Now the sun is shining, grass is growing, flowers ...Full Article

Dental exams for horses keep them in grass all year round

Horse health must include dental care. Without proper dental care, horses can experience pain, weight-loss, and a compromised immune system. If you having difficulty affording your horse’s dental care, ...Full Article

If the shoe fits…

Concepts of natural horsemanship has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Since the 1980’s, modern natural horsemanship has been bringing up the idea of going shoe-less. Humans ...Full Article

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to ...Full Article

Tips on Feeding Horses Hay-Based Diets

As the article says most horses, especially pleasure horses not ridden for work purposes, can be fed a hay-based diet. If you have a hard keeper, a horse for ...Full Article

First-Aid for Laminitis

From: Horse Channel By Toni McAllister If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call ...Full Article

Horse owners must be aware of possible strangles infections

From: Farm and Ranch Guide By: Ryan Crossingham While there haven’t been any more reported cases than usual, it’s important that producers be on the lookout for “strangles,” otherwise ...Full Article
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