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October 4, 2022
04
Oct

Heat and Your Horse

written by: Laura Strassman Summer- and the heat is on. How do you take care of your horse when things get hot? Horses need most of the same things you do when it gets hot.  Shade, ventilation, water, and rest. Shade:  Horses need access to shade, if they are turned out all day, there should...
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04
Oct

The Cost of Horse Ownership

written by: Laura Strassman So you think you want a horse… There are a lot of considerations for horse ownership and the expense of adopting or buying a horse can vary greatly – and will depend a good deal on what you want to do with the horse.  However, even a free horse that is...
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04
Oct

All about Donkeys and Mules

written by: Laura Strassman Donkeys, Mules and Horses are each a separate species however all evolved from the same family Equidae and all belong to the subspecies called Equus. Donkeys have longer ears than horses, and thinner manes and tails. Donkeys originate from Africa and evolved in a warmer climate. Donkeys’ hooves are smaller and...
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04
Oct

All about Sarcoids

written by: Leah Strassman What are Sarcoids? Equine sarcoids are a type of tumor that occurs on the skin. They are the most common tumors seen and account for approximately nine out of every ten skin tumors. They are non-malignant (i.e., they do not spread throughout the body) but do grow larger and often spread...
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04
Oct

Spring Trouble – All about Equine Scratches

written by: Leah Strassman What are Scratches? “Scratches” refers to a common skin condition in horses that can affect the heel, the back of the pastern, the fetlock, and occasionally the cannon bone. Veterinarians may refer to it as pastern dermatitis or pastern folliculitis. It is also known as “mud fever”, “dew poisoning”, “greasy heel”...
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