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Which Is Best' Flaxseed or Fish Oil For Your Horse

The equine-nutrition buzzword ?omega? can influence your choice in feeds and supplements. What you may not realize, though, is which omega your horse needs and which you're truly getting. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are important in the equine diet because they're the only forms of fat the horse cannot synthesize, or make, in his body. That means they must be present in the horse's diet in order for the horse to benefit from them. A horse who is deficient in his intake of these essential fatty acids will likely have a dry coat, skin and hooves. Internally, he'll be battling

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New Bill Announced for Helmet Safety

Cynthia Foley

Connecticut Congressman introduces the Helmet Safety Bill to the House, April 2014. read more

Monte - Loss and Grief

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

When your farm is filled with older animals – basically a hospice situation – you know there will be frequent losses and you prepare yourself. So when I arrived home from a herding clinic late Sunday night I can’t say I was totally shocked when my husband said he had to have Monte euthanized. I will write of Monte’s life some time but this is about his death. read more

FEI - Horses and Ballet

Credit: HORSE POWER MEETS BALLET AS FEI WORLD CUP™ FINALS LAND IN LYON read more

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