The Exclusivity Question Explained Courtesy of Realtor.com When are you committed to a real estate agent? That’s a good question to ponder if you’re shopping for a home, since you can’t just hopscotch from one agent to the
Courtesy of Farnam’s Stable Talk If you’ve been to any horse event, you’ve seen it: a horse steadfastly refusing to load into a trailer and a group of frustrated humans determined to change his mind.
By Lydia F. Gray, DVM, MA, Medical Director/Staff Veterinarian, SmartPak Courtesy of AAEP Whether it’s a short distance or a long trip, you’ve got a lot to think about any time you haul your horse.
Courtesy of Barn Chats by Vetoquinol Choosing a farrier is one of the most important decisions you can make that will impact the well-being and serviceability of your horse. The right farrier will be a
Courtesy of AAEP By: Joan Norton VMD, DACVIM Shipping fever is a well-described pulmonary disorder appearing in animals shipped long distances. If left untreated, cases of this pneumonia type can become severe enough to require hospitalization
Courtesy of Classic Equine Equipment Your horse’s hock is anatomically similar to a human ankle. It consists of four joints and six bones. Two common hock problems are bog spavin and bone spavin. They sound
Like humans, pets can develop excess body fat that can lead to serious health problems such as diabetes or degenerative joint disease. But how can you tell if your pet is obese? In recognition of
Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship Collection should feel light in your hands, not heavy. In other words, don’t worry about where your horse’s head is at; you’re only concerned with how he feels in your hands.
Answered by, Alison Cornwall, DVM, Middlesex, Vermont Question: What is the proper placement to measure the heart girth on a horse for weighing them? I see several different ways to do it and want to make
The nationally recognized San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held February 6 – 23, 2020 at the AT&T Center/Freeman Coliseum fairgrounds, is excited to release another set of entertainers. Catch these world-renowned artists following the
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Announces First Set of Entertainers for 2020 The nationally recognized San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held February 6 – 23, 2020 at the AT&T Center/Freeman Coliseum fairgrounds, is
Courtesy of AAEP Weaning is usually done somewhere between 4 and 7 months of age, although some ranches leave their foals on the mares a bit longer. After 4 months of age, the foal’s nutritional
By Thomas Lenz, DVM., M.S., DACT Article provided courtesy of AAEP Alliance Partner, AQHA. Ticks are becoming an increasingly significant parasite of horses across the United States. Some blame it on global warming, while others
By Kentucky Equine Research Staff Just as humans can be burned by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, light-colored horses may suffer from sunburn. Even horses with dark coats can be vulnerable to sunburn if they have white markings on
Courtesy of Classic Equine In today’s world of online sales ads, having a good video of your horse can make a big difference between selling him quickly or not. So how do you make sure
Owning a horse can be a big investment in time, money and emotion. Unfortunately, horses seldom come with money-back guarantees. That’s why it’s so important to investigate all aspects of the horse before you buy.
Courtesy of Vetoquinol Obesity is a complex disease with influences of genetics, environmental factors, and other diseases. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 54% of the pets in the United States are overweight
By Deb M. Eldredge, DVM Courtesy of Horse Health Products Overheating can be a serious problem for horses. While most common in the summertime, horses are susceptible to overheating all year long. Horses that are overweight
Courtesy of Southern States Brown, dead patches of grass are tell-tale signs of lawn grubs. These pests live a few inches underground and feed on your turf’s roots. Often grubs go unnoticed until the damage
By Stephen E. O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS Courtesy of AAEP Among the many factors that determine the success of a foal as a sales yearling or a mature athlete are management decisions about its feet and
Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship If your horse has a tendency to race ahead when you’re riding in a group, here’s a way to teach him to relax. Find a controlled environment like an arena or
Answered by, Elizabeth Carr, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DACVECC, CVA, Michigan State University Question: I have a grey 5-year-old Arab/Azteca mare. She is greying pretty slowly and I am wondering if horses that grey more slowly are
“Buyers can shop through nearly 80 horses in the two August Internet Auctions including top Quarter Horses, Paints and a famous POA pony,” announces Mike Jennings of the auction management company, Professional Horses Services, LLC.
All competition leading up the the Million Dollar Invitational will be free to watch. The Million Dollar Invitational competition will be available by pay per view at $14.99. You must pre-register prior to the start
The Last Cowboy is Paramount Network’s new unscripted series spotlighting the highly skilled horsemen and trainers that compete in the intense, high-stakes world of professional reining. The series airs on Wednesdays at p.m. ET/PT, immediately
Multicity tour raises awareness for preventing veteran suicide through healing horsemanship According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, each day, on average, 20 veterans take their own lives. To shed light on the
Horse lovers of all levels are invited for free education and fun at the Paso Robles Horse Park The Paso Robles Horse Park Foundation is excited to present the second annual Back To School Bash,
“Entries are open for the 53rd Annual Congress Super Sale, held annually with the All American Quarter Horse Congress produced by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association,” announces Mike Jennings, of the Professional Horse Services, LLC team
Cassandra Christensen was recently awarded the Hannelore Bugby Scholarship for Female Entrepreneurs by The Academy of Pet Careers. This scholarship is only offered once per year to a female student who shows ambition and aspires
South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Installs More than 100,000 Square Feet of Macro Texture Flooring in the Facility’s Two Barns
South Point Arena and Equestrian Center partnered with VSS International, Inc. and Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions to install a custom, macro texture flooring throughout the equestrian center’s two barn areas, which was designed to replace