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Fleabane

Fleabane (Conyza spp.) There are three main species of fleabane in Australia, namely C. bonariensis (flaxleaf fleabane), C. canadensis (Canadian fleabane) and C. sumatrensis (tall fleabane). Of the three species, flaxleaf fleabane is the most common across Australia. Flaxleaf fleabane can … Continue reading

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Establishing Respect and Control for English and Western Riders

By Clinton Anderson with Ami Hendrickson For anyone who has ever wished for Clinton’s training program in book form, this best-selling hardcover presents his results-oriented method in a step-by-step format that is easy to follow at home. Packed with beautiful … Continue reading

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Soft Country Feet Revisited

Monday, September 20, 2010 by Duncan McLaughlin Some months back I wrote an article, Soft-Country Feet?, where I suggested that hoof ailments such as hoof cracks, white-line disease and thrush, common to horses living in soft, wet environments could be reduced or … Continue reading

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Fighting the Dewormer Resistance

Fecal egg count tests will revolutionize your deworming program and protect against parasite resistance. By Cynthia McFarland When Sarah’s horse almost died from a severe case of small strongyles, she was stunned. He was on a regular deworming program and … Continue reading

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Vitamins: Diet Fundamentals

Vitamins–tiny organic compounds with a huge impact on the health and well-being of your horse. Sometimes gleaned from the diet, sometimes manufactured within the digestive tract, vitamins have the power to promote and regulate virtually all of the body’s normal … Continue reading

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Musculoskeletal Injury Risks in Training

By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · February 7, 2011 Like human athletes, horses must stay in a regular program of physical activity and training in order to perform the work expected of them. To avoid injury, such a program must … Continue reading

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Advice for head injuries and dehydration at endurance rides

by Lyn Taylor Head injuries I’m writing this in the hope that this might help some riders understand how dangerous even a small head injury may be and what we all need to know to manage these. I hope that … Continue reading

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a perfect world? Pony Pros riding school

Imagine a ‘perfect’ world, where children learn natural horsemanship alongside their horse training, where groundwork and horsemanship is as important as riding… One such place exists – “Pony Pros” in Oregon USA.

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The Bare Facts booklet

A great tool for those with barefoot horses to explain how to keep the horse in the best environment. Covering feed, movement, hoof care, booting and touching on laminitis. Get it now -> Barefoot Trim Bare Fact Booklet 2008 a

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