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Equine ‘Thumps’ Are More than Mere Hiccups

One of the best known cures for relieving someone of the hiccups is a good, old-fashioned scare. However, what do you do when it seems that your horse has a case of the hiccups? Sneaking up behind a 1,000 pound Thoroughbred and yelling “Boo!,” i

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Exercise Exhaustion (Book Excerpt)

Many exercise-induced problems could be avoided by applying common sense limits to performance stresses. If you plan to compete at eventing and endurance riding, make sure both you and your horse are appropriately prepared.

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Dehydration Alert

When horses are working hard, especially in hot weather, they are particularly prone to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.

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