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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

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Water, Electrolytes and the Performance Horse

By Richard G. Godbee, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAS-Nutrition Central Garden & Pet Company/Farnam Companies, Inc. Courtesy of Farnam.com It is a good time of year to discuss water and exercise. Summer is the time of year

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Understanding Cold-Blooded Horses

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship While the Method works on all types of horses, every horse will require you to vary your approach slightly. I break horses into two broad groups – hot-blooded horses and cold-blooded

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Sweet Itch In Horses

By: Dr. Lydia Gray Courtesy of SmartPak “Sweet Itch,” also known as “summer itch” or summer seasonal recurrent dermatitis (SSRD), is an allergic reaction to the Culicoides biting midge or “no-see-um” gnat, although horses can develop allergies to

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Myths About Buying a Foreclosure Home That’ll Surprise Deal Seekers

Courtesy of Realtor.com Considering buying a foreclosed home? Any home buyer looking to pay below market value should be paying attention to foreclosure listings. But the process of buying a repossessed home is full of misconceptions—and

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Keep Pets Cool In The Summer Heat

Summer brings with it an expectation of sweltering temperatures, sometimes to the point of danger. As temperatures climb, remember that if you are hot, your pet is probably feeling even hotter. Dogs and cats generate

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Inside Arthritis & Joint Health

Courtesy of SmartPak You’ve recently noticed that your horse seems stiff, and you think it might be arthritis. You decide to do some research to see if your theory holds water. Some sources say it

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Get Tough on Flies: Straight Talk on Protecting Your Horse

By Cynthia McFarland Courtesy of Farnam’s Straight Talk It’s a fact of life. If you have horses, you have manure. If you have manure, you’re most likely going to have flies. Flies not only annoy

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Fiber, Protein, Water, and Electrolytes for Heavily Exercised Horses

Courtesy of Kentucky Equine Research Fiber (hay/pasture) is an energy source that is often overlooked in horse nutrition. Horses have a highly developed hindgut that houses billions of bacteria capable of fermenting large quantities of

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Farnam® PyrantelCare™ Daily Dewormer Gives Horse Owners Greater Peace of Mind

Horse owners searching for a safe way to protect against internal equine parasites will be happy to know Farnam has just released PyrantelCare™ Daily Dewormer 2.11% (pyrantel tartrate). Instead of just using a “purge” paste

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Cool, Clear Water

Written by Thomas Lenz, DVM, M.S., DACT Courtesy of AAEP The horse’s most vital nutrient is water. An adult horse’s body is composed of roughly 70 percent water, which equates to 770 pounds or 96

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Ask the Vet: Colic

Answered by Amy Constantine, DVM, Antioch, Tenn. Question: Can colic be prevented and if so, how? What makes a horse more susceptible to colic and what are indicators that my horse might be colicking? Answer: Unfortunately,

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New Offerings at the Arizona Fall Championship

The Arizona Fall Championship held in Scottsdale September 18-22 is known for its exhibitor-centric blend of extensive classes, thoughtful schedule, fun atmosphere and great prizes. Yet this premier show never stops innovating. This year, exhibitors

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Bidding Closes July 9 and 11 for Two Internet Auctions

“Bidding will close on Tuesday evening, July 9th, for the Diamond MK Production Sale and other top horses in the Pro Horse Services Pleasure Prospect and Broodmare Internet Auction.  The July INTERNET Auction will close

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California Mid-State Fair Announces Inaugural Youth Legacy Project & Scholarship Winner!

The California Mid-State Fair and the James W. Brabeck Youth Legacy Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County, are pleased to announce the inaugural Youth Legacy Project & Scholarship winner, Isaac

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View the Catalog for July Internet Auctions and Shop Now

“The Diamond MK Production Sale is a featured consignment in the Pro Horse Services Pleasure Prospect and Broodmare Internet Auction, the first of two auctions in July.  This auction will close on Tuesday, July 9th,”

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THE LAST COWBOY

PARAMOUNT NETWORK AND ACADEMY AWARD®-NOMINEE TAYLOR SHERIDAN CHARGE INTO HIGH-STAKES WORLD OF ELITE HORSEMANSHIP, LAUNCHING ORIGINAL SERIES THE LAST COWBOY AND NEW COMPETITION WITH $1 MILLION PURSE New Documentary-Competition Show from Executive Producer Sheridan, Truly

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2 July Internet Auctions Featuring Diamond MK Production Sale

“The Diamond MK Production Sale is a highlight of the Pro Horse Services Pleasure Prospect and Broodmare Internet Auction, which is the first of the two auctions and will close on Tuesday, July 9th,” announces

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NRCHA Derby Horse Show Champions Crowned in Paso Robles, California.

The final day of competition at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack and Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, wrapped up on Sunday, June 16, at the Paso Robles Event Center. During

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Ask the Vet: Dental Care for Your Horse

Answered by, Elizabeth Thompson, DVM, MANZCVSc (EqDent), Blue Mist Equine Veterinary Centre, New Zealand Question: I have a 28-year-old Friesian, which when sedated for a dental float, is ataxic while still alert. Is there a sedative

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Rehibilitation: What’s Right For Your Horse

Hudson Aquatic Systems Injury to an equine athlete can be devastating and sometimes inevitable. Even a small injury that still allows them to compete hinders their overall ability to perform at their peak. Injury layup is a double-edged sword…

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Tying a Horse in the Trailer

By Clinton Anderson I often get asked if it’s OK to tie a horse in the trailer using my rope halter. The answer is absolutely. I tie all my horses in the trailer using my

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The Importance Of Flea & Tick Control

The Importance Of Flea & Tick Control Tick season is here and flea season is soon to follow. These pests don’t just annoy our cats and dogs, but they also serve as vectors that spread

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Roosting Risks: The Unexpected Dangers of Bird Nests Near Your Home

Courtesy of Realtor.com Spring is nesting season for most North American birds, which means they’ll be chirping, making nests, and laying eggs. Unless you still have nightmares after watching Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror thriller “The Birds,” our

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How To Be A Good Customer For Your Horse Vet

Courtesy of Southern States If you own or lease a horse, chances are you have your veterinarian’s phone number either memorized or on speed dial. Caring for a horse means it’s not a matter of

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Horse Back Pain

Courtesy of SmartPak Nothing frustrates horse owners and veterinarians like back pain in horses. Because of the wide variety of causes—as well as the wide variety of clinical signs and therapeutic options—back soreness in horses

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Finding The Right Vet For Your Horse

Courtesy of Barn Chats by Vetoquinol Maybe you recently purchased a new horse. Perhaps you just moved to a new area. Your long-time veterinarian just retired or sold her practice. After years of competition, you

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NRCHA Derby Open Herd Work Preliminaries Complete in Paso Robles, California

Tuesday, June 11, was dedicated to Open Derby riders completing the second phase of the preliminary round – the herd work. The National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by

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NRCHA Derby Non Pro Herd Work Preliminaries Complete in Paso Robles, California

The second day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, is complete. Several horse show spectaculars exhibitors walked through the herd, completing their first of

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IEA TO HOST 14TH ANNUAL WESTERN NATIONAL FINALS AT NRHA DERBY

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) will host their 14th Annual IEA Western National Finals in Oklahoma City, OK on June 15-16, 2019 during the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby at the Oklahoma State Fair

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