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Why your horse does what he (or she) does
No hoof, no horse. Take care of it.
All about one of the most important parts of your horses body.
Why your horse limps, and what to do about it.
Diseases, and what to do about them.
Simple, concise, and sound advice about something that is made way too complicated.
Taking care of your old buddy. He took care of you.
Important thing to think about before buying a horse.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A pound of prevention is way too much.
Making sense out of medicine.
What to know if your horse needs surgery.
Important? Yes. But not as important as you think.
Proper attention to your horse’s wounds can help ensure a successful outcome.
There is more misinformation about acupuncture than just about any other thing in the horse world. Here are facts.
Alternative Medicine Resources
Good information which you can use to help separate fact from fiction.
First devised in the late 1800s by an ex-grocer, chiropractic still has not shown it is worth. There are many reasons.
Herbs and plants have been used as medicine for centuries. The problem – from a medicine point of view – is that they haven’t been very effective, for a variety of reasons. Would you give unknown amounts of unknown substances to your horse?
For more than 200 years, homeopathy has failed to demonstrate that it is anything more than water. Seriously.
Magnets are fascinating. But they do not help tissues heal, and have not for hundreds of year.
An “alternative” industry that is worth billions of dollars to manufacturers – and worth about nothing to the horse.
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Four Questions You Have to Ask Before You Let Anyone…
Laminitis is NOT a Disease
How Long Do You Wait for a Therapy to Be…
Bute, Dex, and Risk
Side Effects, and Other Fears
What’s the Beef with Bute?
A horse gets one gram of bute EVERYDAY for the past six months and I am worried about ulcers. What is the effect of daily bute and how long should it be given? JS – 1/6/12
One of my horses is 30 years old,the past few years he is stiff when he goes out in the morning, is there anything I can give him to make him a little bit more comfortable? I don’t ride him anymore, but he runs and plays with the slightly younger gelding. KR
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