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by Haylie Kerstetter | Feb 7, 2023
Understanding how and why injuries in sport horses happen might be the best way to prevent them.Read More
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by Shelley Thomas, MPT, MBA, CERP | Dec 21, 2022
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by Haylie Kerstetter | Dec 14, 2022
Longeing horses in a controlled way and avoiding overlongeing could be the most effective ways to protect their joints.Read More
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by Jenna Donaldson, DVM | Nov 16, 2022
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by Clair Thunes, PhD | Oct 31, 2022
Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes shares advice on how to reduce your horse’s risk of colicking this fall.Read More
Long in the Ears: Caring for Mules and Donkeys as They Age
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Oct 26, 2022
Aging mules and donkeys need to be managed just as carefully as horses. Here’s what you need to know.Read More
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