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Medical Maggot Therapy for Horses – Yes…Maggots

Maggots – GROSS! Yes, but maggots can be used to effectively “clean” wounds. Do not do this without consulting your veterinarian…that should be absolutely understood. WARNING – there are pictures of maggots cleaning a wound on a horse in the actual article! Sensitive folk may feel sick to their stomach upon viewing…. ~ HfH From: Full Article

10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

The summer has just begun and already temperatures around the country are soaring. Preparing for the summer heat is as important as preparing for the cold. ~ HfH From: ...Full Article

Horse care in rural Alaska is often a do-it-yourself chore

From: Newsminer.com By: Julie Collins LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska —Some horses don’t mind being separated from their herd-mates. Our old gelding Dropi is not one of them. He’s especially attached ...Full Article

Before your property floods, protect your horses (Video)

Depending on where you live, flooding can happen any time of the year. All too often people panic leaving their four legged friends to fend for themselves. We hear ...Full Article

Remembering Equine Lessons Learned from Moms

Many of us were fortunate to have Horse Moms. Moms who woke up early and taught us by example how to care for horses. They made sure we did ...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

Its a New Year…Basic Horse Care

2014 is here, its time to pause and make sure we and others we know are up to speed on basic horse care. As Jerry says: “Most horse people ...Full Article

Keep your horse safe during a natural disaster

The Homes for Horses coalition offers advice for horse owners to prepare for emergencies. (Habitat for Horses is a member of Homes for Horses Coalition – HfH Webmistress) From: ...Full Article

Horse Branding Causes Third-Degree Burns

news,Discovery.com /APR 1, 2013 / BY JENNIFER VIEGAS We’ve all watched the classic movie scene — a cowboy lassos a young colt, wrangles it to the ground and sears his ranch’s ...Full Article