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A How To On Deworming A Horse

There’s no sense deworming a horse that doesn’t need it. But how do you know' The best way you can decide if your horse needs to be dewormed — and with what drug — is to do a fecal egg count. However, commercial fecal exams cost the same as or more than a tube of dewormer. Initially, most people figure, why bother' But let’s take a closer look: Even if you take a fecal sample to your veterinarian’s office to save a farm-call fee, the cost of the test will include a fee for processing and testing. If your vet’s office does the test themselves,

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What We Learned From Watching An Equine Cruelty Case In Court

John Strassburger

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Nugget Needs a Home

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Meditation For Two

Cynthia Foley

Meditation For Two was written by Dominique Barbier and Keron Psillas. I picked it up from my desk one night I couldn’t sleep. Barbier is French, so the early pages began with a sentence written in French on the right-hand page, with the English translation on the left. Since it was 2 a.m. and I was bored, I tested my French translation. Did OK, surprisingly. read more

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