Category Archives: Stable Management

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An Herbal Garden for Your Horse!

Thinking about planning an herbal garden for your horse or for your family, yourself?  Here are some great tips!!! http://www.equineherbalist.ie/blog/76-planning-on-planting-some-herb-some-things-to-keep-in-mind.html  

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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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Fall is the Time to Spread Compost

Fall is the Time to Spread Compost Oct. 2, 2012 http://cs.thehorse.com/blogs/smart-horse-keeping/archive/2012/10/02/fall-is-the-time-to-spread-compost.aspx  Early autumn is one of the best times of the year for spreading compost. Compost is a rich soil…

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Music and stress response in weanlings

Now is the time many are thinking or starting to wean their spring babies … An article at Equine Science Update has some interesting input into this: “Scientists at the…

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SEPTEMBER SPECIAL OFFER

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL!!! 2012 Posted on September 17, 2012 by admin The economy is horrific and I know we are all struggling to make ends meet. It makes me crazy! I KNOW, personally, the…

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Tip #10: HURRICANE!

What to do? What to DO!?!?  There’s a Hurricane headed your way. What ARE you going to do about your horses? The following is directly from the Sunshine State Horse…

Tip #3: Pesky Mosquitoes

A great tip from Horse In The South.com:  So you don’t like those pesky mosquitoes, especially now that they have the potential to carry the West Nile Virus? Here’s a tip…

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The article below is from http://www.equestrianprofessional.com. As I was reading it I really felt what Elisabeth was saying and I also felt it from the HORSE’S perspective! Imagine how your…

What are …

What are Distal Spots? Distal Spots are a type of coloring on or around the coronary band and lower legs of the horse. The horse may have stockings or socks…

Kicking out when released into field …

FORUM QUESTION >>My older gelding has recently developed the terrible habit of spinning around and kicking out when I let him out in the field in the morning. I’m at…

Can oats help prevent colic in horses? – Horse Health

Edited press release :: http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com Oats have historically played a major role in the equine diet, but very few people understand the nutritional benefits oats have over many other cereal grains. One of…

Is your horse losing weight or does you horse lose weight over the cold winter days?  Check this out: http://www.thepenzancehorse.com/2011/ARTICLES/Horseslosingweight.txt