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Choosing the Best Supplements and Nutritional Mix for Your Horse

A?frustrated fellow horse owner said that choosing from among the thousands of feeds and supplements available was like trying to hit a distant balanced-ration bull?s eye with a shot gun ? you just keep shooting and hope something eventually hits. SHe's certainly not alone. We've all been guilty at some time or other of just firing away at our horse's feed tub without knowing if we were even facing in the right direction. As one of the worst offenders, I've been asked to share my story with the hope that you can learn from my feeding adventure. I started breeding horses in

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Hock Pain Is Prevalent in Horses

Grant Miller, DVM

Veterinarians can often predict where a horse might be sore, based just on the horse's athletic endeavors.? Jumping, for instance, is hard on the coffin joints.? Roping and driving can be tough on the withers and shoulders. But tHere's one ailment that seems to be prevalent in just about every equine endeavor: hock pain. That makes hock problems a subject that we all should understand, especially read more

Some Pointers on Joint Infections

Grant Miller, DVM

So many horse owners live on pins and needles during the days following their horse's joint injection, in fear of the dreaded infection. However, several misconceptions about joint infections can cause unfounded concern. read more

Good-bye, Blanco.

Cynthia Foley

The beautiful Andalusion in Lord of the Rings was euthanized in early April due to an undetermined illness. read more

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