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combined driving

Caring for Driving Horses

Whether it’s pulling a plow or a buggy, going for a pleasure drive, or contending a combined driving event, driving poses health considerations both similar to and distinct from those encountered with your typical sport horse.

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equine heart; Nutrition for Optimum Equine Performance

Giving the Equine Heart Some Love

As much credit as we give horses for their metaphorical hearts, the actual blood-pumping organs generally get far less attention than other bodily systems. Take an in-depth look at the cardiovascular exam, common cardiac abnormalities, and treatment options.

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is it time for your horse to retire

Is It Time for Your Horse to Retire?

Working with your veterinarian, farrier, and trainer and considering your horse’s physical, mental, and social needs will help you make the best decision for when and how you should transition him to a more leisurely lifestyle.

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health care for English sport horses

Health Care for English Sport Horses

Good footing, proper conditioning, balanced nutrition, and careful attention to joints and soft tissues are key to maintaining eventers, hunter/jumpers, and dressage horses.

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racehorses

Caring for Racehorses

An ideal conditioning and racing program allows racehorses to perform at their peak, remain sound through their racing careers, and be ready to commence a second career in another discipline.

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