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"being able to escape from the direct heat of the sun is really critical," By D.J. Carey Lyons | TheHorse As tough as steamy summers can be on humans, they can be even tougher on horses. That's because instead of choosing how they'll deal with the heat,...

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"The number one goal when feeding a sick horse is to keep the horse eating to maintain body condition." From: Erica Larson, News Editor When a horse is sick or recovering from illness, feeding choices can either help him on the road to recovery or send him...

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"Nutrition is one of the most difficult aspects of horse management to understand, so it’s no wonder that forage and other fodder falsehoods sprout and take root.." From: Kristen M. Janicki, MS, PAS | TheHorse.com Haven’t you heard that feeding a hot bran mash will help prevent...

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"Despite the growing body of research into senior horses’ health, the exact causes of death and the most important diseases that older equids suffer from remain poorly documented." By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc Thanks to improved equine management and husbandry knowledge, along with committed owners, horses are...

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"New research by European scientists has revealed that horses do, in fact, try to intentionally communicate with us to achieve certain goals." From: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | The Horse “Hey! See that bucket of feed over there? Yeah, that one. Can you grab that for me, please?...

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"Horses with flashy, white markings are more vulnerable to sunburn and photosensitivity because of their unpigmented skin." From: Nancy S. Loving, DVM Chrome. It enchants horse owners and judges alike, turning heads in the barn and in the competition arena. Many horsemen covet and some even breed...