Category Archives: General Equine Care

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HAY is for HOOVES … I’ll Say it Again

Wow.   It appears that last week’s blog on www.scootboots.com really frosted the cake. So many views; so many comments. AWESOME! Even the two readers who refuted what was being said…

14 Drugs That Can Be Replaced By Tumeric

14 Drugs that can be replaced by Turmeric USE FOR HORSES:  Anti-inflammatory (fights body-wide inflammation), Analgesic, Fever Reducer, Supports Joint and Muscle Health, helps with IR, Increases focus ability, boost…

Imagine!

Imagine you were a horse … YOUR horse How would you feel? Do you get to be a horse? Do you get to live outdoors? Do you get to eat…

You asked for it!

                  OK .. Ask and ye shall receive! Here ya go !!The link to register is: http://integrativehorsecourses.com/online-classes.html

BEET PULP WARNING!

  Beet Pulp Warning!! Here is some important information on an old mainstay…beet pulp! “Doing some interesting research on sugar beets right now. The bottom line is do not feed…

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BACK TO HOOVES

There are so many hoofcare blogs and websites ‘out there’ now, all different, all proclaiming to be THE RIGHT WAY that things can get VERY confusing, VERY quickly, even for…

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FEEDS – quick look

“The following information outlines the type of feeds that have resulted in improved hoof function and temperament for many horses.  Whilst low sugar and starch is always advisable, other less well-known factors…

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Herbal Oils & Salves

Herbs and oils have been used forever. And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according…

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SPECIAL OFFER – SPRING AHEAD!

    WHAT IS PENZANCE BODY WORKS? Just click on the photo … go ahead, I dare ya!

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Winter Hoof Care

Winter Hoof Care Derek Poupard, CJF Winter is an ideal time to pull your horse’s shoes if the animal is not being ridden extensively. If you live in an area…

Laminitis

YOU WANT TO SEE THIS!

–Laminitis –Thrush –White Line Disease –COPD –Allergies –Headshaking –and much more . Been there. Done that. And I’ve learned. 50+ years with horses. 15 years trimming hooves. 98% SUCCESS with…

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USA Equine Massage Laws

   USA ANIMAL MASSAGE LAWS United States Animal Massage: Laws by State:  as found on www.equinology.com While every effort has been made to make sure these are correct, these versions may…

  A great resource for FLOWER REMEDIES to use in situations with any horse or pet. Common Pet Ailments and the Original Bach Flower Remedies to Treat Them  

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Glycemic Index vs Glycemic Load in a Nutshell

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Over and over I am admonished that my advice about feeding fresh, raw fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds to horses is going to kill…

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Homeopathic FIRST AID for HORSES

#horses — OK, so what came into my mind this morning? (morning’s are my best thinking time) … working on a TELECONFERENCE … probably a 3 pt. series on FIRST…

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SPRING CHECK UP TIME FOR HORSES!

Does your horse: Take up Wrong/Reusing Lead? Bolt, Jig, Balk, Buck, Rear? Flinch when back is touched? Wear hooves unevenly? Short Stride? Nippy or Cow Kicking? Other? Is your horse:…

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Glycemic Index is NOT Glycemic LOAD

With all the fuss about Insulin Resistance, Cushings, EMS and more with warnings of feeding apples, pears, carrots and other fruit and vegetable treats to horses, here’s the REAL low…

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ATTENTION ALL HORSE OWNERS!

  ATTENTION ALL HORSE OWNERS: “… how did these chemicals turn up in the compost? In early August 2012, CSWD identified area horse farms as the source of the contamination…

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Do you give your Horse BUTE?

Any conscientious horse owner knows that when a NSAID such as BUTE (Phenylbutazone) is administered for pain management or anti-inflammation one takes the risk of that chemical causing ulcers in the…

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More on Abscesses

Seems to me that there are many whose horses are suffering with abscessed hooves. Or, abscesses elsewhere on the body. Below is an excerpt from http://www.thepenzancehorse.com/ARTICLES/Myristica%20Sebifera.pdf Summary of Indications: 1….