Pat Raia

Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

Articles by: Pat Raia

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What’s in Your Horse’s Water?

Water is an essential nutrient for horses. Find out why it’s important to keep your horses’ water sources clean and explore common challenges horse owners face.

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Emergency Shoe Removal: Pulling the nails

Emergency Shoe Removal for Horses

A nearly lost shoe should stop a rider cold because it can expose horses to foot injuries ranging from nail punctures to sole bruising. Having the right tools and knowing how to use them can help you remove a shoe safely when a farrier isn’t available.

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