Horses (and Owners) do the Silliest Things

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I have a pretty keen eye when it comes to spotting when something’s wrong with my horses. Some might call me paranoid; I believe it has more to do with over-education from my job with TheHorse.com. So this morning I went on high alert when I saw Jack sulking in his loafing shed at breakfast time. He then starting moving toward the gate and I thought É well, I’m not going to actually type the word I thought as he walked toward me on three legs.

I thought this bad word (OK, maybe I muttered it aloud, but only my dog heard me) and started going through my mental horse-health inventory, scanning for the cause of his obvious discomfort

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Michelle Anderson is the former digital managing editor at The Horse. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She’s a Washington State University graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

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