Feeding Your Pony
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Feeding Your Pony

Ask a pony owner and they’ll tell you, ponies are tougher, smarter, stronger and healthier than any horse. They tend to be hardier, have few hoof problems and are…

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Feeding Watermelon to Your Horse
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Feeding Watermelon to Your Horse

Watermelons are a favorite treat during hot summer days. It’s pretty natural to want to share a treat with your friends—your equine friends included. While rinds don’t taste…

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Preventing Bolting-Slowing a Horse That Eats Too Fast
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Preventing Bolting-Slowing a Horse That Eats Too Fast

When a horse eats too fast it’s said to be bolting its food. This most often happens with grains and other concentrates although it can happen with hay.…

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Wobblers Syndrome in Horses
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Wobblers Syndrome in Horses

Wobblers Syndrome isn’t common, but it’s important to understand it because it can look similar to other diseases such as EPM. When a vet makes a diagnosis of…

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary (COPD) in Horses
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary (COPD) in Horses

Horses have delicate lungs and are very sensitive to dusts, pollens and mold spores; exposure to these irritants over time can damage them. Once a horse develops COPD there…

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How Much Should You Ride an Older Horse?
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How Much Should You Ride an Older Horse?

Many people wonder at the workload an older horse can maintain. Can it be ridden the way it always has been, or should you give it a less…

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Learn How To Calculate How Much Hay To Feed Your Horse
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Learn How To Calculate How Much Hay To Feed Your Horse

We know horses need to eat either grass or hay. When horses eat grass, you will need to keep on an eye on their condition and make sure that they…

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Anhidrosis In Horses
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Anhidrosis In Horses

A diagnosis of anhidrosis is very unwelcome news, especially for a performance horse. During hot weather or hard exercise, horses with anhidrosis will not sweat. Sweating is essential for a…

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Eye Infections and Injuries in Horses
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Eye Infections and Injuries in Horses

Eye injuries and infections are common in horses. This is just one of the reasons you should check your horses and not just from over the pasture fence…

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Moon Blindness in Horses
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Moon Blindness in Horses

Moon blindness, a painful condition of the eye, was so named because it appeared to occur with the phases of the moon. We now know that moon blindness…

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