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A New Way To Deworm

Parasite drug resistance is on the rise. While horse-care patterns usually evolve over decades, we could be facing a radical change in the way we deworm our horses because the comfortable methods that we’ve used for a quarter century actually may be harming our horses. Our familiar deworming schedules may need to be replaced, and egg counts should help us decide which drugs to choose.When paste deworming arrived and went directly into the hands of horseowners, parasite-related illnesses among horses declined. Caring vets cheered. (Some veterinarians, motivated more

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What We Learned From Watching An Equine Cruelty Case In Court

John Strassburger

The facts of the case as they pertained to the condition of the horse were horrifying and not really in question. The horse was severely emaciated when it was seized by the county Animal Control, and he had a severe and grotesque injury to his penis that required immediate and life-saving medical treatment. read more

Nugget Needs a Home

Nugget, a rescue horse offered as part of A Home For Every Horse, is at an adoption farm in Colorado. read more

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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