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When Are You Committed to a Real Estate Agent?

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

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What’s Behind that Tough-to-Load Horse and How to Remedy the Situation

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.

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Traveling with Your Horse? Reduce the Red Tape

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.

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Tips For Choosing A Farrier

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

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Preventing Shipping Fever

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

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Potential Horse Hock Problems

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

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Is your pet obese?

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

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Collection is Not About a Look

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.

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Ask The Vet: Equine Nutrition

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

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San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Releases 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 excited to release another set of entertainers. Catch these world-renowned artists following the

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San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Announces First Set of Entertainers for 2020

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

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Weaning Your Foal

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

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Tick Control in Horses

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

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Sunburn and Photosensitivity in Horses

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

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Selling Your Horse? Use These Tips For A Great Sales Video

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

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Purchase Exams: A Sound Economic Investment

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.

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Managing Your Pet’s Weight To Help Alleviate Joint Pain

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

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How to Recognize an Overheated Horse

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

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Grub Control For Lawns

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

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Building a Foundation of Foot Care in Foals

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

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An Exercise to Slow Down a Speedy Trail Horse

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

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Ask the Vet: Equine Skin Tumors

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

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Internet Catalog is Available Auction for 2 August Auctions

“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.

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The Run For A Million Live Broadcast

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

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Meet the Riders of Paramount Network’s “The Last Cowboy”

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

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BraveHearts’ “Trail to Zero” Rides in to New York, D.C. and Chicago

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

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Paso Robles Horse Park Foundation Announces Return of the Back To School Bash

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,

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2019 Congress Super Sale – Enter Now, Don’t be left out.

“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

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Scholarship Recipient Aspires to Start Her Own Service Dog Company

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

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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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